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Privacy is definitely an issue, but kids can change their usernames to something more anonymous than their Facebook or Google+ identities.
clearly forbids nudity, sexual content, and bullying in its community guidelines, but there's no promise of oversight. Users can report violators as well as block specific viewers, but live streaming is totally unpredictable -- there's no way to ensure teens won't encounter objectionable live content.
generates quite a bit of traffic -- teens showcase their musical talent, goof off, or just talk and respond to comments, which roll in continuously.
Because live streaming is unpredictable, it's possible that underage users will use substances during their feeds. Both the user agreement and app stores specify that users must be 13 and older.
Teens register using an existing social media account (Facebook, Twitter, or Google+), though they can view broadcasts without registering.
Hashtags classify categories that viewers can search (#girls, #guys, #truthordare, #dance, #musicians, #sleepingsquad, #lgbt, etc.), and users can add broadcasters to favorites lists and receive notifications when they're broadcasting live.The number of viewers is shown, and broadcasters can start trending if they have lots of viewers.Teens can buy gold bars to use to send gifts to other broadcasters.Videos are only available live and can't be accessed after a few days (but another user could certainly use an external camera to film what's happening on screen); however, all user-generated content is retained and stored by the developers, so the content doesn't actually disappear.
During the review period, we saw teen boys without shirts dancing provactively.Rules & Community Guidelines forbid on-screen substance use, except for alcohol use by users over 21.