Snapchatis one of the periodic photo sharing applications that has been used quite a lot around the world for years. With the fun filters it brings, it somehow manages to keep its users on the platform. But like any social media app, Snapchat can be dangerous for younger users.
Now, the company is introducing a restriction that will alleviate parents’ concerns about their children’s safety. In this way, parents whose children use Snapchat will be more comfortable with the safety of their children. Here is the upcoming Snapchat feature for young users…
Friend suggestion restriction for young Snapchat users
Snapchat allows you to add new friends.Quick AddIt has a section called “. You can add people you may know through this feature. Now, the company is reconsidering this feature for the safety of young users. Adult strangers will now be much less likely to see younger users’ accounts in the “Quick Add” section.
Unless users have a certain number of mutual friends, 13 to 17 years old they will not be able to see users in the add friends section. While this change will not completely prevent adult strangers from communicating with 13-17 year olds, it does appear to greatly reduce the risk.
In a blog post, the company explained that the change is aimed at tackling the fentanyl epidemic and preventing drug dealers from finding new ways to abuse Snapchat. The company has faced scrutiny for the way it handles drug dealers on its platform in recent months.
Snap also announced Tuesday that it is improving the ability to proactively detect drug-related content on its platform. In addition, drug-related content 88 percentyour now AI He added that he was perceived as proactive with The company built the team that works directly with law enforcement, and it also noted that it has significantly improved law enforcement response time to requests.
At a Senate session last fall, Snap’s VP of Global Public Policy Jennifer Stoutprovided information about another security feature that the company is working on. Snap is working on new parental control features that will make it easier for parents to monitor their kids’ activities in the app, Stout said. These features are expected to be available in the coming months.
What do you guys think about these restrictions and the control features Snapchat is working on? You can share your ideas with us in the comments.