Snapchat has introduced a new tracker update where you can view the exact location of your friends and family . It can give you the area, town, and street and if you zoom in enough, it shows the house on the street layout.
Please be warned of these changes...
Parental Control Guidance
Get Safer Online
As parents, teachers, governors and other adults responsible to children’s safety – we want our children and those we look after to be healthy and happy, & to develop well both physically and mentally, but what we DO want is for our children to be safe.
Children learn through exploration and natural curiosity, and it is part of the role as parents and carers to encourage that. As our children grow up, develop and discover new experiences, we have to take more and different steps to ensure their safety.
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Children need to be protected from everyday dangers – whether crossing the road, in and around the home, trying new foods or talking to new people they meet….and going online.
So what about Youtube?
These are but a few of the apps children are using.
For more information, help & support
5 things parents should know about Instagram - (May 2016)
Smart steps to Snapchat
Long Term Impact
'Early screen viewing is likely to lead to long period of viewing for the rest of your life' The way you view screens when you are young forms the habits you pick up for ever after it seems'
(Dr Aric Sigman February 2015)
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