My work requires me to use and be heavily involved with social media, and even I'm still not sure what the true purpose of Snapchat is.Yesterday afternoon a friend of mine posted something on Facebook that I found disturbing as a parent.
However, your words can get you in trouble online, especially if they are directed to minors. It’s safe to say that if you’re an adult, you should never chat with minors online. It is Illegal to Use the Internet to Arranging a Meeting with a Minor for Sexual Purposes.
Under California Penal Code Section 288.4, it is illegal to arrange a meeting with a minor or a person you believe to be under the age of 18 for the purpose of lewd and lascivious sexual conduct.
Spurred on by the optimism that the New Year brings, 1 million Britons are expected to get online for a date today - the first day back in the office after the Christmas break.
This time last year saw a 94 per cent increase in people singing up compared to their daily average.'In my experience, selfies on dating sites either involve the guy snapping a quick picture of himself as he loads his profile (no effort made) or stripping off in a desperate attempt to show off his buff body while trying out a moody male model look (far too much effort made).
They should wait to divulge details later.'I prefer it when women wait a bit before revealing too much about their past relationships or children and let us get to know them as an individual first,' says Chris Hines, who met his girlfriend on Plenty Of Fish.'In the end it’s about you as a couple and if you find out that you're suited then the other person will probably be more accepting of the rest.
Too soon though and you might not get the chance to show how awesome you are.
These could make Imgur even more sticky, recentering it from the images you find to the people you share them with, even if you’ve never met them in real life.
The question is whether Imgur can keep these private channels from turning into sewers.
Sometimes I take my knowledge of social media for granted.
Because the truth is that while everyone under the age of 18 has never known a world without internet or cell phones, most parents have a hard time keeping up.
Sarah, sister of Imgur founder Alan Schaaf, downplays the racier bits, saying “One of the things I’m most proud about is that despite the massive scale, Imgur has managed to stay an overwhelmingly positive place.” She sees its purpose as three-fold: to help users discover new things, geek out on what they love, and share with like-minded people.