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
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Ask.fmAsk.fm is a site where you can ask people questions. You can choose to ask them anonymously.
Facebook MessengerFacebook Messenger is an app which allows users to communicate with their friends from their Facebook account or phonebook.
Google+Google+ is a space where you can share photos and videos, instant message or make video-calls.
KikKik is an instant messaging app which lets you share messages, photos, games and news or organise events.
SnapchatSnapchat is an app that lets you send a photo or short video to your friends.
TumblrTumblr is a social networking site that lets you share text, photos, quotes, links, audio clips, slideshows and videos.
Meow ChatMeow Chat allows you to chat with strangers in a public chat room, or as a private conversation.
PopJamPopJam is a creative website where you can share drawings, photos and audio messages.
TangoTango is an app which allows you to make voice and video calls and have group chats.
Yahoo MessengerYahoo Messenger is an app that allows you to instant message, voice and video call and share images.
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About this guide
We worked with over 500 parents and carers, and 1725 young people to review social networks and apps that children use.
You can help us keep this guide up to date. So if your children are using a site, app or game that we haven’t covered yet, let us know and we’ll consider featuring it in our next update.
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