Apps like Snapchat remind parents that they need to be vigilant about their children's smartphone use and to monitor their activity to prevent problems like sexting, cyberstalking, , or other elements of the dark side of.
To Snapchat's credit, if a receiver takes a screenshot of the photo, the sender is notified, but that may not be enough to prevent the photo from being shared later with others.
Once this occurs, a flame emoji and a number will appear next to the streakers' names to show how long the streak has been maintained.
If you have a software package that allows you to see the content of your child's phone remotely online, you won't be able to see what was sent and then automatically deleted.
Other Snapchat Features Since its creation in 2011, Snapchat has added other features that parents should be aware of.
First of all, for parents who monitor their children's smartphone use, Snapchat doesn't save pictures and messages sent so you can see them later.