Suggested Age

13+

INSTAGRAM

YUBO

One of the most popular apps for teenagers, you can send photo's or video's that you can set time limits for how long they can be viewed for. 

 

quick RISK guide

SEXUAL

BULLYING

EXTREME / VIOLENT CONTENT

Safety Advice

Instagram has a "Help Centre", within this is tips for parents which will give everything from the basics around Instagram to "How do I get an image of my child removed?"

Parental Tips:

Have a clear rule about clearing history

Monitor what accounts they’ve searched

Monitor what Hashtags they’ve searched or clicked on

Check their Explore feed, it shows posts based on your kids' history.

You can log into their account on your phone and easily switch between accounts.

Even if account is private using a hashtag makes the post public

Teach them to never use hashtags.

SUICIDE / SELF HARM