Snap Adds New Tools for Parents to Monitor Teens Using Snapchat


Snap Inc. is introducing tools for parents or trusted adults to better supervise teen behavior on its popular disappearing photo and video app, Snapchat.

The new tool, called Family Center, lets parents or designated adults over the age of 25 to view their teen’s friends, see who they’ve messaged in the past week and anonymously report abusive accounts. Guardians can’t see snaps, chats or time spent by the teen on Snapchat.