Internet horror stories passed around on forums and other sites to disturb and frighten readers.
Includes stories from Slender Man, a fictional character that inspired two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls to stab and nearly kill a friend.
Those friends only know about somebody’s interest when they reciprocate through the app.
An app used for inviting a group of friends to a particular place or event.
There have been rumors about the app being connected to sex trafficking, but the makers assure they are not true.
The comments by some teenagers who use it mention that scheduled fights, rumors and sexual encounters are often found on the app. Facebook Messenger allows for photo and video exchange as well as phone calls.
Learn more about Facebook in this Safe Smart Social video.
Access the Parent’s Guide to Facebook from Cyber Wise.App that lets users chat without an internet or phone connection.Fire Chat uses a hidden i OS feature known as Multipeer Connectivity Framework (MCF) to relay messages instead of sending messages using a mobile signal.Advertised as “Funny Anonymous School News For Confessions & Compliments” in the Apple Store, this anonymous app by Ambient is much like Yik Yak and Whisper. Learn more about After School in this Safe Smart Social video.is a social network where members interact by inviting others to ask anonymous questions.has a Safety Center to “empower users with the information, guidance and tools they need to navigate safely and enjoy the service.” Watch this Safe Smart Social video to learn more.