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Users will often post “kik me at…” and their username to meet people in chat rooms such as Reddit, Craigslist and Backpage.Whisper brands itself as a way for people to share secrets, often in meme form, anonymously.John Corpuz flip-flopped between computer science and creative writing courses in school.As a contributor to Tom's Guide he's found a happy middle ground writing about apps, mobile gaming and other geekery.Bailey said Child Protect has also looked into the app's sometimes dangerous use."We looked at it at Child Protect, and when you pull it up on your phone, it looks like any other game you’d want to get for your kids.Apps can be even harder to track with the use of camouflage apps and “lockers” such as Calculator% that hide explicit pictures from parents.

Other platforms such as Omegle and Chat Roulette provide similar services, and while many are rated 17 and older, there is nothing in place to stop children from downloading them.Another facet of messaging apps are the temporary messengers that delete messages after they are viewed.Snapchat is the obvious leader in this category, and Line added a similar “hidden chat” feature three years ago. Those self-deleting messages and photos can still be saved with a screenshot, although Snapchat shows you when someone screenshots your photo.Searching “photo locker” in the app store will bring up a list of other app lockers that parents would not be able to access due to an encryption code or hidden location.

The popular children’s game has come under scrutiny recently after two reports of parents playing the game and seeing sexually explicit comments in the game’s chat function.

Whisper is not a new app, but there are dozens of other apps like it with new ones coming out seemingly every month.