Suggested Age

13+

The most popular age range of Snapchat users is 12 to 22 years old, and 80% of teens use Snapchat.

SNAPCHAT

Safety Advice

KeepChat

This is a new App that links into SnapChat and saves videos/images that are meant to be temporary. The default setting lets the other use know their image has been saved. But as this is an open-source app, anyone can change this setting with the right know-how.

Snapchat has a "Help Centre", within this is tips for parents which will give everything from the basics around Snapchat to "How do I delete and/or report someone abusing me?"

How Long Do My 'Snaps' Really Last

Delete is our default 👻  This means most messages sent over Snapchat will be automatically deleted once they’ve been viewed or have expired.

​Important ⚠️Snapchatters who see your messages can always potentially save them, whether by taking a screenshot or by using some other image-capture technology (whether that be a separate piece of software, or even simply taking a photo of their screen with a second camera).

NEW RISK ALERT

quick RISK guide

SEXUAL

BULLYING

EXTREME / VIOLENT CONTENT

SUICIDE / SELF HARM