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Top 10 Secret Teen Apps Parents May Never Hear Of, But Should!

By Zack Morris | Aug 20, 2018 06:15 pm

As a parent who has teenage kids, you probably think that you already know the most popular apps for teenagers. In your attempt to keep your kids safe, you have been monitoring Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and probably Twitter. Here is something you don't know, teenagers are not using the popular social media applications anymore. Secret chat room apps for teenagers have slowly replaced the popular social media networks. In this article, we will be showing the top ten secret chatting apps for teenagers.

Part 1: Top 10 Apps for Teenagers You Don't Know About

Calculator%

If you happen to see a Calculator icon on your teenager's device, you will probably think that he/she loves mathematics. But, not always. The Calculator% application acts as a secret photo vault. Here, your kid will get to hide all the inappropriate pictures that he or she does not want you to see. The kid will have nude photos on his/her iPhone but you will never get to see them. Also, unless you know, you will never open the Calculator% app on your kid's iPhone. After all, why would you? You have your own calculator on your iPhone.

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Yubo

This application was formerly known as Yellow. This is one of the most popular flirting apps for teenagers. Here, teenagers get to flirt with each other in an atmosphere that looks similar to the one offered by Tinder. What teenagers do on Yubo is swipe left or right to reject or accept profiles. When two people accept each other, they get a chance to chat and also hookup on other social media networks. While it might seem safe since it appears only teenagers are using it, remember all the sex predators who are ready to lie about their age to get to your kid.

 Yubo

Whisper

Whisper is among the popular chatting apps for teenagers. The app claims to allow millions of people to share secrets. The app claims to keep everyone anonymous. As you probably already know, social networking applications which claim to keep people anonymous will always be the best place for cyberbullies to hang out. These people will try to make your kid feel bad about himself or herself. Don't forget, the depression cyberbullying causes has been connected to suicide.

Whisper

Burn Book

Burn book is one of the most popular apps for teenagers. Your teenager can download this app to his or her iPhone for free and then search "communities" available within a 10-mile radius. The kid will then have the ability to share photos, audios, and text with the community members. Burn Book promotes anonymity. This is what cyberbullies want the most.

 Burn Book

Audio Manager

If it walks like a man and talks like a man, it may not be really a man. It could be a cyborg. This is the case with Audio Manager App. Unlike its name suggests, it has nothing to do with helping your kid manage his/her music files. Instead, it is an app built to help the kids hide nude photos and any other inappropriate content the kid wouldn't want you to see.

 Audio Manager

Vaulty

This is another app a parent wouldn't want his/her teenagers to have on their iOS devices. However, since parents don't know about it just yet, the application has grown to become one of the most popular apps for teenagers. Teenagers will use it to hide videos and photos they know you wouldn't want them to look at. When someone tries to access the app with the wrong password, it will snap his or her picture.

Vaulty

Burn Note

This application takes after Snapchat. It is probably one of the most popular chat room apps for teenagers after Snapchat. The messaging app will erase messages sent after a preset period of time. Burn Note does not allow exchanging of videos and photos like Snapchat. However, that does not mean your kid is safe. Remember, sex predators and cyberbullies.

  Burn Note

Omegle

Omegle allows people to chat anonymously. People are allowed to talk about anything they would like to. This means conversations filled with violence, drugs, and sexual content can happen on the social network. Sex predators usually take advantage of apps like Omegle to get to your teenager. These adults will ask your kid for personal data such as their gender, location, and even age. Kids are innocent, they will supply this data which the child predator will use to locate your kid and abuse him or her sexually.

Omegle

GroupMe

This is an application that does not have any limits or charge any fees for kids to chat. The application is apparently one of the most flirting apps for teenagers. The application is intended for older teenagers. Kids get to send photos, calendar links, and videos. The application has gifs with adult themes. These depict sex and drinking.

Remember, child predators look for their victims in flirting apps for teenagers. They will join these apps like teenagers with a major goal of abusing your kid sexually. There is no way for the kid to tell whether he/she is chatting with a sex predator or not. Unless you monitor GroupMe yourself as a parent, you will also never know who your kid is talking to. You will probably realize that your kid met a sex predator online after the sex predator has abused the kid.

  GroupMe

HouseParty

This is one of the most common chat room apps for teenagers. The app does not just allow the teenagers to chat via text. It allows them to video chat in groups of 2 to eight people. The application will allow the kids who are in a group chat to lock the chat to prevent anyone else from joining. While teenagers might think that what happens in the chat will stay in the chat, taking a screenshot while using HouseParty app to chat is possible. The chats are not moderated. Therefore, your kid might be viewing inappropriate content while talking to people that he or she does not know very well.

HouseParty

Part 2: How to Monitor the Most Popular Apps for Teenagers Available on Your Kid's iOS Device

After going through the apps mentioned above, you are now aware that your kid may be hiding a lot from you. With all the chatting apps for teenagers, you have realized that there is the need to monitor what your kid has installed on his or her iOS device. Teenagers won't like it when you take their iPhone every now and then to see what they have installed. Therefore, you will be looking for a smart way to monitor your kid's iOS device and still retain a good relationship with the kid. It is possible to monitor your kid's iOS device remotely using a tool known as MoniMaster.

MoniMaster, previously named Spymer, does not require you to install it on the target iOS device. All you need to know is the Apple ID and password of the target kid. This tool will allow you to view the apps that your kid has installed on his or her iOS device. Also, you will get to see the data available in the social apps such as WhatsApp, Kik, Snapchat, WeChat, and others. The app will show you the Safari history so that you can see whether your kid is accessing inappropriate forums online. MoniMaster is available as a FREE trial version.

Spymer

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Summary

The most popular apps for teenagers are not what you think. They are not Facebook and Instagram as it used to be a while back. Nowadays, kids are using secret flirting apps for teenagers. This list shows you some of the apps your kid can use to hide things from you. Monitoring your kid's device and offering him/her advice is the best way to protect your teenager. Use MoniMaster to monitor your kid's iOS device remotely.

Note: The tools introduced in this post shall be used only with the aim of parental control. Please read the End User License Agreement (EULA) carefully before downloading or installing the software. MoniMaster takes no responsibility for any illegal use of this tool.