Examiner.com is a website that features many articles that are informative for those who read them, including parents who may want to learn about things that their children like. An article recently posted on the Examiner’s website talks about the different applications that are very popular among teenagers, which is something that any good parent would want to know about. Since teenagers are constantly using the Internet, parents are finding it harder to learn about teenage trends, especially if the parent isn’t constantly hovering over their child while they are using the Internet. Although not every socializing network is safe, there is a list published in the article of the relatively safe social networks for teenagers.
Some of the networks on the list include Skout, Twitter, Whatsapp, Instagram, Vine, and Snapchat. Surprisingly, Facebook didn’t make the list, and there may be several reasons for this. Facebook is very popular, but it’s been around for a while, and it’s not necessarily the safest for teenagers, especially since many teens have faced bullying and degrading comments from others on Facebook. Those parents who are looking for safer applications will want to take notice of the ones on this short list, especially since many teens are using the applications, regardless if their parents know about it or not. Twitter is a relatively popular application, and adults and teens both use it.
Since even celebrities use Twitter, it’s become much more popular over the years, and with the short messages sent back and forth, it’s become a fun part of the teen socializing world. Not only are there socializing applications on this list, but some of the applications also allow a teen to date, but Skout is the most notable application for dating on the list. Since Skout allows its users to date as well as socialize, it’s a great application for teenagers who want to get to know people in their area as well as dating people in their area. What sets Skout apart from other applications is the fact that teenagers are kept separate in their own section.
Since teenagers are protected on the Skout network by being kept away from the adults, parents can sleep easy at night knowing that their teen is only talking to other teens on the Skout network. Teens can choose to date, or it’s possible for the teen to choose to socialize with others on Skout to make new friends. Along with being able to chat, a teen can also send pictures and received them, and it’s also possible for them to meet and get to know others on the Skout network that are in their area. Skout is truly a great choice for any teenager, especially for parents who want to keep their teens happy and safe.