9 Things You Need to Know About Snapchat

It May Be Used for Sexting

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3. It May Be Used for Sexting

Because images and videos disappear, teens may be more tempted to engage in sexting by sending nude images or using sexual language. However, just because the images disappear, doesn’t mean that someone didn’t take a screenshot.

Inform your teen that these images could end up circulating among their friends and peers at school, in addition to the Internet at large. It’s also against Snapchat guidelines for minors to post any sexual content, which could get them banned or in even more serious trouble.