uKnowKids Infographic: Snapchat: You Need to Know About the Teen "Sexting" App

Snapchat, Defined and Dethroned

What is Snapchat? Snapchat is a photo sharing application, used 30 million times every day. The app allows users to send photos to friends, acquaintances or strangers. Significantly, the user can choose how many seconds the sent image will be visible until it “self-destructs.” 

Why should you care?

  1. Snapchat is wildly popular with teens. 32% of US teens ages 13-17 use Snapchat on mobile phones.

  2. Because of the “self-destruction” feature, some teens and tweens think it is a safe way to engage in sexting. 

Discover more on the "sexting" app and find out how you can prevent your teens from using Snapchat to sext!

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