Rating Systems For Apps Could be a Possibility
According to WILX-News 10, Your Breaking News and Weather Authority, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat are currently rated ages 12 and up in the iPhone App store.
Let's face it, parents may be able to put controls on their child's social media apps, but they cannot stop inappropriate content from showing up.
A Michigan coalition of digital safety advocates is trying to prevent that.
The apps try to monitor content and remove inappropriate content, but the coalition is pushing to take it a step further, by pushing for the creation of an independent review board to rate social apps, just like what's done for movies and video games.
Apps used by millions of teens have no independent rating agency associated with them. Please click on the above link for more information.