'Streak' feature on Snapchat on peril
Mar 21, 2019
Kids and teens around the world have "streak" friends on Snapchat; people who you interact with for more than 24 hours. Some Members of Parliament in Britain are concerned that this could be generating an addiction in users of the app. The CEO of the Snapchat app said they would revisit the feature but that it doesn't have that much weight on the Snapchat community. Along with these allegations, the age verification of the app is also under scrutiny. MPs say that children under 12 years old can easily enter the app. It has been recommended for parents to monitor their children's devices and the apps that are installed. Body alterations through filters was also a matter of concern.