Tech Report: Possible dangers of messaging apps

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Children are using way more than just Facebook and Twitter these days.

WRIC’s sister station, KRON’s Gabe Slate, searched “messaging apps” in the app store, and about 40 different ones popped up.

It’s very intimidating to know how to handle this as a parent.

Let’s start with Kik.

It is one of the most the most popular ones, and also, one of the more dangerous ones for younger kids.

Watch the above video to see Gabe’s full tech report.


Resources for parents about Kik and other apps that could be dangerous for kids.