Meanwhile, Instagram and Facebook face increased scrunity on how they manage their teenage lads. Snapchat is taking actions to ensure a safer experience for its users by working on a set of family safety tools.
In an interview this week on WSJ Tech Live (source: TechCrunch), CEO Evan Spiegel spoke of his plans to let parents to hold their teens’ hands while the kids are scrolling through Snapchat. “One of the goals with the product is to open up a dialogue between parents and their kids about their experiences on the app,” said Evans, hoping to stay in line with parents in a time where similar platforms are negatively affecting young teenagers. During this interview, Evans added that there is an in-house parental control system in the works called the “Family Center.”