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Safety and privacy controls on social networking and apps

Many social networks and apps have a minimum age of 13. Young people can have a positive experience by making the most of built-in tools to protect their privacy and safety

Facebook

Minimum age: 13

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

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

Instagram

Minimum age: 13

What can you set? Make photos and videos private and block people.

To find out more: vodafone.uk/Instagram

To report concerns: vodafone.uk/InstaReport

Kik

Minimum age: 13 with parental permission; 18 without

What can you set? Manage who can talk to you, mute users in Video Chat and block people.

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

Whisper

Minimum age: 13 with parental permission; 18 without

What can you set? Block people and hide your location.

To find out more: vodafone.uk/whispergetstarted

To report concerns: vodafone.uk/whispersupport

WhatsApp

Minimum age: 13

What can you set? Control who sees your information, who you interact with, what you see and what you share.

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

Snapchat

Minimum age: 13

What can you set? Choose who can send you Snaps, decide who can view your Stories and block people.

To find out more: vodafone.uk/snapchat

To report concerns: vodafone.uk/snapchathelp

Twitter

Minimum age: 13

What can you set? Protect your tweets so that only approved followers see them, choose whether to share your location, unfollow, mute and block people.

To find out more: vodafone.uk/twitter

To report concerns: vodafone.uk/TwitterReport

ASKfm

Minimum age: 13

What can you set? Allow or block anonymous questions, delete questions and answers from your profile and block people.

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

ooVoo

Minimum age: 13

What can you set? Prevent certain people from contacting you, block incoming calls, prevent people from seeing your photos and set video-call privacy options.

To find out more: vodafone.uk/oovoofaqs

To report concerns: vodafone.uk/oovooreport

Yellow

Minimum age: 13 with parental permission; 18 without

What can you set? Choose who you talk to and hide your city so that people don’t know your exact location.

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

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