Parents Could Soon Have an Option to Track Teens’ Activity on Snapchat

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The Snapchat logo is displayed connected  a compartment  telephone  surface  successful  San Anselmo, Calif., connected  Feb. 3, 2022. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The Snapchat logo is displayed connected a compartment telephone surface successful San Anselmo, Calif., connected Feb. 3, 2022. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Teens utilizing Snap Inc.’s Snapchat whitethorn nary longer fell distant from the watchful surveillance of parents.

The societal media level is gearing up to motorboat a parental power hub called “Family Centre,” TechCrunch reported, citing a screenshot shared by “Watchful,” a mobile merchandise quality startup that gives insights into unreleased products.

The diagnostic volition fto parents spot whom their teens interact with and whom they person messaged successful the past 7 days.

The conception of introducing parental power was initially announced by Snap CEO Evan Spiegel in an interrogation astatine the WSJ Tech Live Conference held successful October 2021.

For tracking the teens, parents volition person to invitation the parents to the in-app “Family Center,” and the wards person the enactment to judge oregon cull the invitation. The parental power enactment is intended to assistance successful the transparent tracking of children successful bid to support them from online maltreatment oregon harassment.

As of January, users successful the property radical of 13–24 years accounted for astir 60 percent of Snapchat users, according to information from Statista.

By Shanthi Rexaline

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