Updated: Dec 29, Whilst many apps and games divide experts as to their suitability for younger users, there is absolute consensus that Omegle presents extreme risks for children and teens. What is Omegle? An anonymous chat text and video service, available on all mobile devices and computers with a web browser.
Why is it so unsafe? No age verification required. No parental controls or safety settings. Known Risks:.
Grooming by paedophiles. Explicit sexual content performed live. Sexual and other adult chat.
Racist and homophobic hate speech. Absolutely no devices allowed in bedrooms, bathrooms or toilets for primary school aged children.
No matter what you discover or they share with you, be calm fake it if you have to! Has this ever happened to you or your friends?
Reassure your kids often that no matter what happens you can help them sort it out AND you will not ban the internet or remove their devices if they come to you with a problem. Expect your kids to make mistakes, which is simply part of growing up and learning how to operate in a digital world.
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