Online Safety: Snapchat Update
Snapchat map update raises child safety worries.
An update to Snapchat that shows publicly posted images on a searchable map has raised safety concerns among parents.
Snap Map lets people search for places such as schools and see videos and pictures posted by children inside.
It also lets people locate their "friends" on a map that is accurate enough to determine where people live.
How to switch off Snap Map location sharing
When in photo-taking mode, pinch the screen to open Snap Map
Touch the settings cog in the top right corner of the screen
Tap "Ghost Mode" to switch off location sharing
Photos and videos posted to Snapchat's public 'Our Story' will still be discoverable on the map
Read the full article at BBC.co.uk
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