If we have heard it once, we have heard it a thousand times; If you do not want anyone to see something, do not put it on the internet. Snapchat is in the News over a lawsuit for allowing sexual content on the predominantly teen website.

What is Snapchat?

Snap chat is a picture and mixed media Mobile application made by Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown when they were attending Stanford University. The organization base camp is situated in Venice, California. This platform enables users to take an image using the devices cam and immediately post it on their profile. One of the quickest developing online networking applications lately, Snapchat, is confronting another claim over cases that "Snapchat Discover" Tab routinely serves sexually explicit substance to minors without notifying them or their parents.

Teens Mom suing Snapchat.

This week, a lawsuit was brought against Snapcha14-year-old and his Mother for using terms not suitable for young ones. Using terms that are adult rated, makes Snapchat eligible for age censorship experts say. In the claim, The "discovery" side of the website has been reported before as using sexual words and adult content. Games, movies, books and television shows are required by law to give an age rating on their content which rates the content according to the violence, language, and sexual situations. Without this rating, production companies can be heavily fined by the federal government.

Courts Reviewing Content.

By participating in such content directed at minors, the courts are reviewing the content material this week and making a decision on the rating of the content.

With the simplicity of the user interface, children of any age can log on and view inappropriate content.

App Store misleading.

Evaluations from the App Store says the social media networkis suitable for kids ages 12 and over and says it contains rare or mellow sexual substance, "Which is misleading" says the teen's mother. We will know more as developments come in.

Parents can use filters.

In conclusion, to all you parents out there, make sure you know what your kids are doing on the internet. Set filters on their devices, so that you can monitor the content they see and the things that they hear. Not all ratings are accurate, some are way off base with what they claim. There are free monitoring programs that you can download and use.

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