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Snapchat’s new child safety features will allow parents to see who their kids are talking to
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Snapchat’s new child safety features will allow parents to see who their kids are talking to

Snapchat has unveiled a plan to make its disappearing photo app safer for children and teens. The new features, which include allowing parents to see who their children are talking to on the app, are part of the app's Family Center, which will roll out through the fall months. "Today, Snapchat is a central communications tool for young people, and as our community continues to grow, we know parents and caregivers want additional ways to help keep their teens safe," Snapchat said in its announcement on Tuesday. People as young as 13 years old can use the app, prompting the company to work with families and experts to create "extra protections" for teens. The newest feature is an in-app tool called Family Center that allows parents to oversee their children's accounts.  ...
Snapchat Launches Four Augmented Reality Lenses At EDC, Showcasing the Technology’s Long-Term Utility – EDM.com
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Snapchat Launches Four Augmented Reality Lenses At EDC, Showcasing the Technology’s Long-Term Utility – EDM.com

Snapchat and EDC are affording festival-goers new ways to capture the magic of America's largest dance music festival.Part of Snap's recently announced multi-festival partnership with Live Nation, the company has developed and launched a handful of augmented reality lenses curated for EDC Las Vegas and beyond.Attendees who open Snapchat at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway will be greeted with a slate of new lenses to transform their experience under the electric sky. Bring EDC's iconic neon owl to life with the Night Owl lens and watch it soar across the sky on your phone in real time. Meanwhile, utilizing the Daisy lens gives users the ability to sprout towering neon flowers from the ground at their feet, creating new digital landmarks and unique opportunities for content creation.Snapchat's ...