It is a Q&A site where users can ask other users questions anonymously. In 2014, its new owners pledged to crack down on bullying or said they would shut down the site.
And an Alabama district attorney, Pamela Casey, posted the video below to warn parents about the Calculator% app.Unlike Snapchat, this one is for text messages only, not photos or videos.Burn Note's display system shows just one word at a time, adding a sense of secrecy to the messages.But the biggest shock may come to your credit card: Your kid can rack up some hefty in-app charges on Line as well.While the app says that minors need their parents' permission to use it, there is no monitoring to ensure this takes place.The best control you have (besides taking the phone away) is to just have a frank heart-to-heart about how there is no such thing as texts or photos that disappear and this is some down-and-dirty stuff that can come back to haunt them.Like Snapchat, Burn Note is a messaging app that erases messages after a set period of time.Even if your kid doesn't have the app and has no interest in reading super secret messages, she could unwittingly get involved: The app sends a Burn Note alert that she has a message waiting.Curiosity can kill the cat and an app like this could encourage cyberbullying when kids feel they can get away with things because there will be no record of it.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.