“You can talk, message or video call your friends.”
We asked parents whether they were asked to verify their phone number or email address to sign up to this site. We also asked them how easy or difficult it would be for a child to pretend to be older to sign up.
- “I am a parent and found it too easy to register - which made me concerned that a child could register using a false date of birth.” - Father of boys aged 8, 10 and 13
- “With an existing Gmail account it was easy. The Gmail account seems basically to vouch for your identity alone.” - Father of a 13yr old boy