Saturday, November 18, 2017

Social Work Department

Trends in Smartphone Apps

<h1>Trends in Smartphone Apps</h1>

A new app came out over the summer called Sarahah that can work in conjunction with SnapChat.  This is an app that allows others to post pictures and comments on your profile anonymously.  It is possible to prevent this by unchecking the box in settings to not “allow anonymous people to post”, but the default is to allow.  While the app has an appeal because it allows for kind comments and compliments that you may be too shy to share if identified, it also allows for the type of pictures and comments you would never send if you were identified.  The connection with SnapChat does allow for the messages to be screenshot and passed on.  Attached is a good read for parents about Sarahah.  If your child has Sarahah, do not panic, just help them to put measures in place to protect themselves from any unkind or unwanted messages and remind them that you are here to listen if they or their friends have any negative experiences.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/everything-you-need-to-know-about-sarahah-the-anonymous_us_599b51eee4b0ac90f2cba943

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