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Information about apps your child might use

Apps are part of children's lives and they provide great opportunities for learning and communicating with others. However, technology is moving very quickly and so are the apps currently popular with children. The ones we recognise as adults are often not the ones our children are using - Facebook is now considered by many young people as being for "oldies"!

Many apps now contain location devices which, when your child is logged in or live, can pinpoint their exact location and share this publically if your settings are not correct

Live streaming apps can be fun but children must be aware of the risks involved. Many stream in the public domain exposing children to risk. In addition, many of these apps offer virtual gifts and children can be lured into doing things on line with the promise of rewards.

Here are some of the apps our children are using at present.

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