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YOLO

WHAT IS IT?

Yolo which stands for ‘you only live once’ is an anonymous question and answer app that is used within Snapchat. Users can post anonymous questions and comments on a Snapchat story and also attached an image.

WHY DO KIDS USE IT?

It is an add-on to the very popular app among teens – Snapchat.  It also allows teens to ask for ‘honest feedback’ in the form of anonymous replies to a question

RISKS

Sexual - MEDIUM

Violence - MEDIUM

Bullying - HIGH

Suicide and/or self harm - HIGH

Drugs, alcohol, crime - MEDIUM

WHAT CAN I DO?

Talk to your kids about cyberbullying and the effects of it.  Make sure to review the privacy settings on Snapchat and that Friends and not "Everyone" is set for direct contacts.