Teens may pay more attention to Snapchats that they receive, knowing they'll disappear in a matter of seconds.
What parents need to know: Christine Elgersma wrangles learning and social media app reviews and creates parent talks as Senior Editor, Parent Education.
What parents need to know: The best way to approach these apps with your kids?
Talk to them about their online reputations -- not in terms of "getting caught" by teachers, college-admissions officers, or future employers but as a matter of being true to themselves.
: A messaging app that erases messages after a set period of time.What parents need to know: not only because it's a bit of an all-in-one mobile hub but also because it offers a lot of of teen-friendly elements, such as a selection of over 10,000 stickers and wacky emoticons, as well as Line Play, an avatar-based social network.