Snapchat Warning

4 July 2017

Snapchat enables users to see exactly where their friends are, so detailed that if you zoom in you can even see the street location. This obviously raises safety concerns for children who use the app.

Many children tend to import all their random contacts when they set up their Snapchat, so unless they or you check their settings, it is possible that all these random strangers will now see an accurate location.

As a matter of urgency, we would ask all parents to check their child’s Snapchat settings, we would strongly advice, that Snapchat is changed to ‘Ghost mode’ so that location isn’t shared with friends.

Tags: e-safety