Only a few weeks ago, the massively popular video-sharing app TikTok was hit by a whopping $5.7 fine for illegally harvesting the personal data of kids 13 and under.
The lip-synching app TikTok has just surpassed Facebook, YouTube and Snapchat as the most downloaded app in the world, following a recent buy-out and re-brand. There are now 500 million more reasons for parents to worry.
The danger of live streaming apps is something that parents can no longer afford to ignore. People are increasingly wanting to share their life and experiences in real time and they are rapidly gaining in popularity.