Snapchat Feature Announced Before It Is Working Properly

Why is this important? Our kids believe that if a social media site or app tells them that something is private, safe or going to delete, then they can trust that will happen. Snapchat sent out a message to it’s users last night, letting them know that if they say something in a chat and then change their mind, they can press and hold the message and they will get the option to delete what …

Snap MAPS – Only ONE MORE STEP for EOSMS Students :)

Re:  Security Concerns about Snap Maps Suggestions to reduce the risk  How EOSMS have already addressed these issues before the feature was launched 🙂 We just wanted to forward some information to make sure that you are well informed about security concerns raised over the past week regarding a new feature on the Snapchat App, called SNAP MAPS. CONCERNS (some inaccurate) BEING RAISED ARE AS FOLLOWS: Updating your Snapchat App will automatically turn ON the …

Tips to share with your friends about securing their accounts.

If you have completed the secure you accounts course, your risk has been significantly reduced.  Your friends can still do things that temporarily reduce your security, until you pick it up.  So sharing some security tips with them is a great idea.  These tips on how to secure your social media accounts can also be found on our Facebook page if you would like to share it with your friends.

Online Dating

Online dating is something that we would never suggest for our younger members.  Navigating the apps safely is a difficult task and a huge responsibility.  A missed security setting in the set up could lead to a complete stranger knowing where you live or go to school, so we suggest you wait until you are older.  For our older members – here are some tips for practical steps that you can take to reduce the …

Facebook Marketplace

Marketplace is a relatively new feature on the Facebook app.  If you don’t know what it is or how it could pose a risk, have a look at the Safety Tips we saved for you from our Facebook Live Safety Tip Sessions.

Social Media Challenges and the Risks the Pose

Whilst social media challenges may seem like harmless fun, there is often a privacy issue and a more sinister reason for their creation than you may expect. To find out more, watch the safety tip video we kept for you from our Facebook Live Safety Tips sessions.