Not everything online is evil, nor does danger lurk behind every new app that comes to market. Kids can hide any app they don’t want you to see, Teen Safe says.
But keeping up with your teens' and preteens' online activities is much like trying to nail jelly to the barn door -- frustrating, futile and something bound to make you feel inept. Such is the case with Audio Manager, an app that has nothing to do with managing your teen's music files or controlling the volume on his smartphone and everything to do with him hiding things like nude photos from you. When you press and hold the Audio Manager app, a lock screen is revealed -- behind which users can hide messages, photos, videos, and other apps.
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"It's a key way teens are hiding their nude pictures from their parents," said Lewis.
Lewis says the best way to solve this situation is for parents to add their teen to their i Cloud account.
An i OS app that is used if you don’t want anyone to know that you downloaded a privacy app.Vaulty will not only store photos and videos away from parental spying eyes, but it also will snap a photo of anyone who tries to access the "vault" with the wrong password.Parents who find it on their teens' phones can conclude just one thing: Your kid is hiding things from you.That way, whenever a new app is downloaded by the teen, it will automatically download to the parent's phone as well. Last fall, there was a headline-making case in a Colorado high school where teens used apps to hide a huge sexting ring from parents and school officials.And an Alabama district attorney, Pamela Casey, posted the video below to warn parents about the Calculator% app.Last but not least, we promise when using our Chat Roulette you will see all types of strangers.