Top Ten Most Dangerous Social Media Apps

ethanmeinster
Who's anymonous? {block} I learned about these dangerous apps when at a social media seminar. By dangerous, I mean easy exposure to online predators, inappropriate content, and cyber bullying.

The Top Ten

1 Ask.fm

Several suicides have been linked to this app across Ireland. People can ask anonymous questions and torment others. There's also sexual harassment. Many of my female classmates have been solicited for sex on this app, by this unknown person. It could've been a classmate joking around or a 50 year old pedophile. My friend told me that someone close to her was cutting because of all the cyber bullying she experienced on this app - ethanmeinster

I think this site is stupid.

And I've heard stories of trolls and bullies. - Lunala

God, I hate this site!

#the worst

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2 Snapchat Snapchat Snapchat is an image messaging and multimedia mobile application created by Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown, former students at Stanford University, and developed by Snap Inc., originally Snapchat Inc Snapchat was made in September 2011

I have had someone take a naked pic of me in a locker room and then post it on snapchat to her story where everyone could see it I was humiliated and I still am!

Snapchat is actually a great way to communicate with others. Snapchat is just like texting people. It's not a bad app.

After experience with the app, I guess that's true. As long as you don't communicate with the wrong people. Remember that sending inappropriate photos is illegal if you're under 18. - ethanmeinster

I 100% hate this app!

It's safe if used correctly but people use it in bad ways.

I like the dog filter and want to take selfies with it but I'm not allowed sc ;-; - Lunala

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3 Kik

Many ignorant teens put their Kik account name on their Instagram bio. This would make them vulnerable to complete strangers and online predators. - ethanmeinster

After what happened to that girl at Virginia tech kik is a very dangerous site for younger kids with no common sense

Oh yeah, I've heard of this app before. I knew it was dangerous. - nintendofan126

I've heard it's really dangerous - FloydtheCat

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4 Whisper

You're basically giving your secrets out to strangers, thinking that it's safe. However, the app lets you talk to people near you, making you lose anonymity. - ethanmeinster

5 Tumblr Tumblr Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking website founded by David Karp in 2007, and owned by Oath Inc.

The adventure time fanbase on tumblr will traumatize you!

Be careful when on this site. Many adult content can be found here. - ethanmeinster

I personally really like Tumblr because I only follow blogs that I know are safe. Most of the site is REALLY bad though. Lots of arguments and the userbase has a really aggressive mindset.

This is literally by an app off gay porn

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6 Tinder

This app is of the devil. You can pretend to be anyone and cause only horny people enter there you can guess what things could happen to you..Lord knows I warned you.

Absolutely disgusting app! Lots of marriages have been damaged and or destroyed by this garbage. Lives are ruined by it as well

YES U ARE RIGHT

7 Omegle

It's basically video chat with strangers. Not such a good idea... - ethanmeinster

It's such a stupid idea

Pedo central

I tried going on once, here's the types of people on here

The Perv: The most common person on here. Some 30 year old jacking off

The Kiddo: Some 8 year old looking for girls because, that's what the kids do

The Predators: These are real people and if you see a man over 40 on here instantly close out. They sometimes use videos of girls to lure in little boys "stranger may be using a simulated cam" is a red flag

The Bots: robots putting up ads for other chat sites

The Real People: Very rarely, you will find a nice person on here to talk to. But, this is really rare - Yatagarasu

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8 Yik Yak

You can anonymously chat with people within 500 meters. This has caused whole schools to face rampant online bullying. - ethanmeinster

9 Instagram

One of the main points of Instagram is to get likes. This encourages people to try to get more popular by posting photos publicly, though there is a private account button. There's also direct messaging you can get from anybody. No one else sees it, so it can easily be used for inappropriate content. I've been cyber bullied on Instagram before, but it doesn't happen as often as it does on some of these other apps. - ethanmeinster

As long as the account's on private and you don't accept ghosts who could turn out to be pedophiles, its fine.

I love this app!

I like this app but its not the safest

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10 Facebook

You don't need to meet anyone now a days, Facebook does the work, where people are easily misunderstood

Cyber bullying is most known on this app

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The Contenders

11 Oovoo

OoVoo is safe because you can chat with who you choose and generally your friends are people you know.

It's basically like skype. Added a stranger who turned out to be some pedophile forcing you to send nudes? Your problem. Could've prevented it with one click of the ignore button. - vashappenin

12 IFunny IFunny

This app is rated 17yrs+ for good reasons. Your kid has a brain let them use it to determine what is right and what is wrong. Ever heard of trends? Because the other comments about this app obviously haven't. It's a great app and often brightens my day so if your kid is "too young" then don't let them on the app. But personally this is a great hilarious app. There is no "ban raids" the only people that are banned are people that post spam or abusive comments. They only get banned if the iFunny team sees that it is fit. There is some bullying on the app but again if you don't like what people are saying it's easy enough to close the app or delete it it's part of the real world and it's something you shouldn't hide your kid from they should be smart enough to know when enough is enough and to shut the app. Great app 10/10

This app is rated 17yrs+ for good reasons. Your kid has a brain let them use it to determine what is right and what is wrong. Ever heard of trends? Because the other comments about this app obviously haven't. It's a great app and often brightens my day so if your kid is "too young" then don't let them on the app. But personally this is a great hilarious app. There is no "ban raids" the only people that are banned are people that post spam or abusive comments. They only get banned if the iFunny team sees that it is fit. There is some bullying on the app but again if you don't like what people are saying it's easy enough to close the app or delete it. Your kid should be smart enough to know when enough is enough and to shut the app. Great app 10/10

Are you kidding me? This is absolutely fun app. I have an account on IFunny and I make a lot of stuff but I make sure I have limits to what I make so that I won't make anything offensive to anyone. - JaysTop10List

Boring and memes you can find anywhere else on the internet

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13 musical.ly

I love Musical.ly! It is so funny

This is an amazing app I love it if your looking for someing to let people know your talents this is for u.

What talents lip syncing to a heavily auto tuned song while walking around a room that's what talent is to you - Thecyanryan

Please don't get this. Some musical.lys are inappropriate and my friend got brainwashed by it. - CrazyAwesome

UGH,this app is the worst I hate seeing people like loren bitch baby fat ariel jacob saggytits getting famous and becoming teen icons and by the way the dude CAN NOT sing get your ears checked if you think he can sing, I sometimes hate my generation -_-

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14 Talking Angela

That isn't a social media app, but I heard there is a pedophile in her eyes. And some children got kidnapped. So don't download it. I deleted it right away. And the taking care of her app.

Just a hoax. It has been proven that no kids were missing. If so you would hear it all over the news - Yatagarasu

This app its pretty weird. It ask you a lot of questions and just boring. I don't know what's so dangerous about this app?

Nothing wrong with this app

Just raise that middle finger up and the cat will leave you alone. - JaysTop10List

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15 Twitter Twitter Twitter is an online news and social networking service where users post and interact with messages, "tweets," restricted to 140 characters.

Trump. enough said.

I have to call bull on that comment just because someone is on the website that you don't like doesn't make it a bad site gosh - Thecyanryan

16 Vine
17 Periscope

There was a video on the news of a woman who went to the club with her friends on Periscope. Eventually, she started drunk driving, and people viewing it called 911. Thankfully, nobody was hurt - BlueTopazIceVanilla

18 Skype Skype Skype is an application that provides video chat and voice call services. Users may exchange such digital documents as images, text, video and any other, and may transmit both text and video messages.

What the? Why is this here? Only contacts can videochat you. - PizzaGuy

Anyone can videochat you, its dangerous

19 4Chan 4Chan 4chan is an English-language imageboard website. Users generally post anonymously, with the most recent posts appearing above the rest.

You could say this is the place where the normal web meets the deep web. There's all these raids on the site, and lots of content that is NSFW.

20 Reddit

Reddit is just used for making free forums and communities. Maybe it would be dangerous on inappropriate subreddits, but it's generally safe. - CrazyAwesome

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