Rather than trying to cover every social network out there, we’re focusing on the ones kids use the most.How we developed this guide
Showing 9 of 9 networks
Facebook and MessengerFacebook is a social network which lets you create a page about yourself. Facebook Messenger allows you to instant message in group chats or one to one.
YouTubeYouTube allows you to watch, create and comment on videos. You can create your own YouTube account, playlists and channel with a public profile.
TumblrTumblr is a social networking site that lets you share text, photos, quotes, links, audio clips, slideshows and videos and live broadcasts.
TwitchTwitch is a live video game website. You can watch playbacks of games being played by other people, live stream your own games and chat to other gamers.
SteamSteam is an entertainment platform which lets you play games, create your own in-game content, broadcast live videos and chat to other members of the community.
GlideGlide is a video messaging app which allows you to either review your messages before sending or stream live.
Live.lyLive.ly is a live video streaming app that allows you to broadcast videos in real time to your friends or other Live.ly users.
PeriscopePeriscope is an app that lets you view and broadcast live videos from around the world.
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About this guide
We worked with 674 parents and carers, and 1,696 young people to review the sites, apps and games that children use.
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