It's actually pretty easy to recover a Snap, take a screenshot of it and share it with others -- and by others, we mean porn sites.
No parent wants to find a photo of their teen daughter or son on sites like snapperparty or sexting forum.
Again, by promising a complete delete, kids could feel more comfortable revealing more than what they would do otherwise.
And again, capturing a screenshot so that the message can be shared and lives forever, may be the app's Achilles' heel.
It is too easy for adults and minors to find one another.
And the rating system can be used for cyber-bullying; a group of kids can target another kid and intentionally make his/her rating go down.
Vaulty will not only store photos and videos away from parental spying eyes, but it also will snap a photo of anyone who tries to access the "vault" with the wrong password.
Parents who find it on their teens' phones can conclude just one thing: Your kid is hiding things from you.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.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.She wrote, "With the shield of anonymity, users [of Yik Yak] have zero accountability for their posts, and can openly spread rumors, call classmates hurtful names, send threats, or even tell someone to kill themselves -- and all of these things are happening." 12. This is one of the most popular social networking sites that is almost exclusively used by kids.This is a real up-and-coming app, says online safety expert Lewis.