Thursday, April 14, 2016

Teens love Snapchat.

For the first time, messaging app Snapchat is the preferred social network for teens, according to a survey from research firm Piper Jaffray. The survey, which polled 6,500 teens in the U.S., found Snapchat used surged this spring, with 28% of them claiming it's the most important social network. Closely behind is photo sharing app Instagram at 27%.

Read the full story from USAToday here

Read Parent's Guide to Snapchat from ConnectSafely (PDF)

Watch video from the Snapchat Safety Center:



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Snapchat 101: A Guide For Educators | Burlington High School Help Desk
https://bhshelpdesk.com/2016/04/06/snapchat-101-a-guide-for-educators/

Lots of valuable info here including the following video:


From Common Sense Media:

  • Read about Snapchat here
  • Snapchat is a popular social media app, especially among teens. Find out why and what to watch out for. Watch this video about Snapchat:


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The Snapchat Revolution: Background, Basics, Pros, and Cons - Cyberbullying Research Center
http://cyberbullying.org/snapchat-basics/

Part II: http://cyberbullying.org/teaching-snapchat-safety-to-teens/



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