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 10 of 10 networks
Facebook & MessengerFacebook and Messenger is a social network to create a page about yourself and talk to others.
SnapchatSnapchat lets you send messages or 'snaps' to contacts, which appear for up to 10 seconds.
YouTubeYouTube allows you to watch, create and comment on videos on a public profile.
TumblrTumblr is a social network that lets you share photos, videos, live broadcasts and other content.
OmegleOmegle randomly connects you to someone for a one-to-one audio or video conversation.
TwitchTwitch is a live video game site to watch playbacks of games, live stream your own and chat to others.
SteamSteam is an entertainment platform which lets you play games, create, and chat to other members.
Musical.lyMusical.ly allows you to create, share and discover short videos.
SarahahSarahah is a website where you can send anonymous comments and feedback to other users.
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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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