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Same deal, but this time with a calculator icon posing as something it isn't.Sedgrid Lewis, online safety expert, notes that these apps look like a normal calculator app but when teens push a button within the app they can hide all inappropriate pictures.It is a Q&A site where users can ask other users questions anonymously. In 2014, its new owners pledged to crack down on bullying or said they would shut down the site.The problem is that kids sometimes target one person and the questions get nasty. Unlike Snapchat, this one is for text messages only, not photos or videos.Burn Note's display system shows just one word at a time, adding a sense of secrecy to the messages.But since there are no authentication requirements, sexual predators can contact minors and minors can hook up with adults -- and of course there is the sexting, notes For Every 10. Ki K is an instant messaging app that lets users exchange videos, photos and sketches. Ki K does not offer any parental controls and there is no way of authenticating users, thus making it easy for sexual predators to use the app to interact with minors. It's also the app du jour for sending a bomb threat to your school. Elizabeth Long, an Atlanta teenager who was encouraged on Yik Yak to try harder to kill herself after her attempted suicide failed, led a drive to shut the app down.
Like Snapchat, Burn Note is a messaging app that erases messages after a set period of time.
Blendr's 300 million users meet new people through GPS location services. It allows users to post text-only “Yaks” of up to 200 characters that can be viewed by the 500 Yakkers who are closest to the person who wrote the Yak, as determined by GPS tracking.
You can message, exchange photos and videos, and rate the "hotness" of other users (encouraging your kid to engage in superficial values at best). Unfortunately, the term "sext buddy" has been replaced with "Ki K buddy." Sex researcher Megan Maas, wrote on For Every that kids are using Reddit and other forums to place classified ads for sex by giving out their Ki K usernames. The issue is that these other users are regularly exposed to a barage of sexually explicit content, profanity and even personal attacks-- anonymously, of course.
is an anonymous chat client with which users discuss anything they'd like.
This can easily result in conversations that are filled with explicit sexual content, lewd language, and references to drugs, alcohol, and violence.