Smart Social Podcast: Keeping students safe so they can Shine Online

WhatsApp: Safety Guide for Students and Parents

Episode Summary

WhatsApp is now one of the most used messaging apps in the world, second only to its parent company, Facebook. WhatsApp is easy to use and offers several free ways for people to connect, without using their phone’s data plan or minutes. Founder Josh Ochs explains what parents should know about WhatsApp so they can help keep their students safe on the popular app.

Episode Notes

WhatsApp is a free messaging app that allows students to use wifi to bypass their SMS/text messaging feature and directly communicate with other users on the app. The app offers free texting, voice calls, and video chats. WhatsApp can be accessed on a smartphone or a desktop.  WhatsApp is now one of the largest messaging apps in the world, with two billion users, according to Facebook.

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