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Live-streaming services

Live-streaming platforms let people chat or broadcast videos in real time. This can create privacy and safety issues, so check the settings and controls on each app

Facebook Live

Minimum age: 13

What can you set? Decide who sees your live stream and Timeline, unfollow, unfriend and block people.

To find out more and report concerns: vodafone.uk/Facebook

Skype

Minimum age: 13

What can you set? Hide your age, date of birth and gender, only allow people in your contact list to get in touch and block people.

To find out more: vodafone.uk/Skype

To report concerns: vodafone.uk/SkypeReport

Periscope

Minimum age: 13

What can you set? Hide your location, set private broadcast so only people you invite can watch your broadcasts, restrict chat to only people you follow and choose whether to share your broadcast on Twitter.

To find out more: vodafone.uk/pscphelp

To report concerns: vodafone.uk/pscpreport

YouNow

Minimum age: 13 with parental permission; 18 without

What can you set? Use a nickname, hide your location and block people.

To find out more: vodafone.uk/YouNow

To report concerns: vodafone.uk/YouNowReport

musical.ly

Minimum age: 13 with parental permission; 18 without

What can you set? Make your account private, let only friends direct message you (direct.ly), block users and hide your location. (To live stream content made using musical.ly, you need to use live.ly.)

To find out more and report concerns: vodafone.uk/musically

live.ly

Minimum age: 13 with parental permission; 18 without

What can you set? As you need a musical.ly account to use live.ly, the settings are the same as above.

To find out more and report concerns: vodafone.uk/musically

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