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Safety and privacy controls on social networks

We’ve rounded up the best ways to help your child to navigate networking sites and messaging apps safely

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Facebook

Minimum age: 13

What can you set?

Decide who sees your posts and Timeline, unfriend people and block people.

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


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Instagram

Minimum age: 13

What can you set?

Control your visibility (set photos and videos to private) and block people.

To find out more, visit vodafone.uk/Instagram

To report concerns, visit vodafone.uk/InstaReport


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Kik

Minimum age: 13 with parental permission; 18 without

What can you set?

Manage who can talk to you and block people.

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


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Whisper

Minimum age: 17

What can you set?

Block people and hide your location.

To find out more, visit vodafone.uk/whisper

To report concerns, visit vodafone.uk/whisperrep


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WhatsApp

Minimum age: 16

What can you set?

Control who sees your information, what you see, who you interact with and what you share.

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


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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, visit vodafone.uk/snapchat

To report concerns, visit vodafone.uk/SnapReport


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Twitter

Minimum age: 13

What can you set?

Protect your tweets so that only approved followers can see them, hide certain users’ tweets from your timeline, block people from contacting you and make use of the quality filter.

To find out more, visit vodafone.uk/twitter

To report concerns, visit vodafone.uk/TwitterReport


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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, visit vodafone.uk/ooVoo
To report concerns, visit vodafone.uk/ooVooReport


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ASKfm

Minimum age: 13

What can you set?

You can allow or block anonymous questions, block specific users, delete answers from your profile and control other users’ questions appearing on your profile.

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

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