What is Snapchat? If you are a parent, you should be aware of this popular app that may already be on your child’s smartphone.
Snapchat is the fourth most popular social media app right now and the majority of users are between the ages of 13 and 18. At first glance, it looks like a kid-friendly app with a cute “ghost” icon as the logo and a cartoonish style. The CEO of Snapchat, Evan Spiegel, claims there is no intent to market the app to kids, but their homepage and ads include photos of teens or young adults.
You can also download the app quite easily and set up an account with only an email and password. There are no questions or age requirements. In this blog, we are here to address three myths believed by teens about Snapchat and we’re also going to present facts for parents to debunk those myths.