Blogger warns parents of Cosmo on Snapchat

Blogger warns parents of Cosmo on Snapchat


SUE:..A WARNING TO PARENTS TONIGHT ABOUT A NEW FEATURE ON SNAPCHAT THAT CAN TAKE YOUR KIDS TO A PLACE YOU DON’T WANT THEM ANYWHERE NEAR. 3 BRIAN:..”COSMO AFTER DARK” — COSMOPOLITAN MAGAZINE’S NEW SNAPCHAT CHANNEL — FEATURES SEXUAL CONTENT. 3 YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO BLOCK IT FROM YOUR CHILD’S MOBILE DEVICE.SUE:..NEW AT SIX — JOE LAFURGEY SAT DOWN WITH A BLOGGER WHO’S TRYING TO GET THE WARNING OUT TO PARENTS. 3 JOE:..PROTECT YOUNG EYES DOT COM’S CHRIS MCKENNA CALLS COSMO AFTER DARK A NEW LEVEL OF INAPPROPRIATE. 3 IT EASY TO ACCESS…JUST SWIPE THROUGH SNAPCHAT’S DISCOVER SECTION. 3 ((CHRIS MCKENNA, FOUNDER- PROTECTYOUNGEYES.COM/INTRODUCIN G YOUR NEW, SEXY OBSESSION… COSMO AFTER DARK.))THE CHANNEL… WHICH WENT LIVE LAST FRIDAY… OFFERS A VARIETY OF CONTENT WE WON’T DESCRIBE BEYOND THE FACT IT’S VERY ADULT. IF YOU’RE NOT FAMILIAR WITH COMSO, JUST GOOGLE THE MAGAZINE. YOU’LL GET THE GIST…BUT IT’S ALSO VERY AVAILABLE TO ANYONE WITH A SNAPCHAT ACCOUNT. 3 ((CHRIS MCKENNA, FOUNDER- PROTECTYOUNGEYES.COM/LEAVING NOTHING TO THE IMAGINATION… AND SO WE WROTE ABOUT IT. NOW WE HAVE ALOT OF PEOPLE TALKING ABOUT IT.))MCKENNA’S CONCERN IS BEST ILLUSTRATED BY A RECENT TALK TO A GROUP OF 8TH GRADERS… 3 ((CHRIS MCKENNA, FOUNDER- PROTECTYOUNGEYES.COM/THESE ARE 14 YEAR OLD KIDS…I ASKED THEM HOW MANY OF YOU HAVE A SNAPCHAT ACCOUNT OF YOUR OWN RIGHT NOW.80 PERCENT OF THE ROOM RAISED THEIR HAND. )) SNAPCHAT IS SUPPOSE TO FILTER OUT ADULT CONTENT BASED ON A SUBSCRIBER’S AGE.MCKENNA SAYS SEVERAL PARENTS WHO FOLLOW HIS BLOG HAVE TESTED THE FILTER… 3 ((CHRIS MCKENNA, FOUNDER- PROTECTYOUNGEYES.COM/WE’RE FINDING SOME INCONSISTENCIES EVEN IN THAT.)) SO WHAT CAN PARENTS DO?YOU CAN GO INTO YOUR CHILD SETTINGS AND MAKE SURE THEIR AGE IS CORRECT… OR SET IT TO A YOUNGER STATUS. ANOTHER OPTION…TAKE AWAY THE APP… OR EVEN TAKE AWAY THE DEVICE. THAT’S NOT THE APPROACH MCKENNA RECOMMENDS.((CHRIS MCKENNA, FOUNDER- PROTECTYOUNGEYE S.COM/THESE ARE OPPORTUNITIES TO UNDERSTAND YOUR CHILD BEFORE YOU JUST, LEGALISTICALLY CUT THEM OFF FROM THAT SO THAT ALL THEY WANT TO DO IS WANT IT MORE WHEN YOU DO THAT. )) 3 ((CHRIS MCKENNA, FOUNDER- PROTECTYOUNGEYES.COM/THERE’S NOTHING LIKE HOW A CHILD USES TECHNOLOGY TO TELL YOU ABOUT WHAT THEIR DEEPEST QUESTIONS ARE….LEVERAGE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO SIT DOWN AND HAVE A LOVING CONVERSATION.)) 3 JOE:.. 3 WE HAVE A LINK TO PROTECT YOUNG EYES DOT COM AT WOOD TV.COM.

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