Even though the technology has been around for many years, within the past year live streaming has really skyrocketed with the recent emergence of platforms such as Periscope, Blab, Busker, and to an extent Snapchat. While some have come and gone or transitioned (RIP Meerkat), the constant has remained the same. Live streaming is here to stay. This means our kids/teens with smartphones have most likely have already or will soon jump on the live stream bandwagon. Just with any social media platform, there are some extra measures that need to take place to keep our teens safe.
Location Services OFF: This is one of the most important because the Periscope pro’s, marketers, and brands use location services to allow viewers to find their broadcasts and enhance/provide value. Parents need to remind their kids to leave location services off so they cannot be tracked or monitored by strangers. Not only is