ooVoo App - Social Media Safety Guide

Learn more: https://safesmartsocial.com/what-is-o... What is ooVoo? 65% of all ooVoo users are younger than 25 years old ooVoo is one the world’s largest video and messaging app. With over 100 million users from 130 countries and 54 MM in the US alone, we consider this app to be popular with kids under 25. ooVoo suggests that kids be at least 13 years old to create an account. They also brag that 65% of all users are younger than 25 years old. Young people prefer ooVoo over other video apps because of its popular features: ooVoo users can video-chat with up to 12 people at a time ooVoo has free video calls – users can video-chat with up to 12 people at a time Free text messaging – users can send text, pictures and videos to each other Unlimited free voice calls – users can talk to other users from around the world with no charge for calls Patented SuperClear™ & Superior Audio technology – which allow users to have a high quality picture and sound while they are talking to friends and family Free screen share ooVoo works on any type of network – 4G, 3G, LTE and WiFi-only devices Steps to setup an account on ooVoo: Don’t use your real name or any identifiable personal information as your ooVoo ID To register you can use your email or login with your Facebook account. ooVoo will ask you to: Create an ooVoo ID (it will be your username, which you won’t be able to change later) Write your name, that will be a title of your account (you can change it anytime) Give your date of birth And to choose your gender How to find your friends on ooVoo: ooVoo can integrate with your phone’s address book, Gmail, Facebook and WhatsApp accounts and find your friends, who have ooVoo. In 2015 ooVoo introduced a new face recognition feature: New software introduced by ooVoo is able to read human emotions In March 2015, ooVoo introduced a new software feature that reads human emotions. The company says it could be useful in business and politics. Political pollsters are planning to use it in the 2016 US presidential election. (From Daily Mail) Researchers fed the computer with pictures showing human expressions. Even oovoo admits it could worry some people because of privacy issue. What should parents know about ooVoo? Parents should be aware that ooVoo is used by predators to contact underage kids ooVoo is used by predators to contact underage kids. This year kids from the US and UK (age 9, 10, 11 and 13 years old) were contacted by pedophiles on ooVoo. From Mirror, UK; Whio, US; and Hull Daily Mail, UK In February 2015, men hijacked some ooVoo accounts to make inappropriate advances to children. From The Leicester Mercury, UK In March 2015, students got requests for naked images on ooVoo. From BBC, UK What can parents do to keep their kids safe on ooVoo? As ooVoo integrates with Facebook friend list, ask your kids to only accept Facebook friends they know in real life Consider having your kids delete this app Teach your kids to do not use real/full names (or any identifiable information) as their profile or user name Profile pictures shouldn’t reveal information that can be used to locate your kids home/school address In security settings under “who can find me” should be set to “people who know my email address or ooVoo ID” or “nobody” As ooVoo integrates with your Facebook friend list, ask your kids to only accept Facebook friends they know in real life (also monitor their Facebook friends yourself). More on How to use ooVoo Safely on Be Web Smart What can teachers and parents do to keep students safe online? Ask your kids not accept adult social media friends without talking with you If your kids have an ooVoo account – have a conversation with them and consider having them delete this app. Instead, use Facetime on an iPhone. Ask kids to not share their real names, age, phone number or address on ooVoo or any anonymous apps or websites. Ask your students to not share their ooVoo ID or email address on their social media pages. Ask your kids not accept adult social media friends without talking with you. Tell your kids that they can always come to you if they have questions or concerns about their online activity or about other online users. Teach your kids to be Light, Bright & Polite in real life, as well as online.

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C4Chaos42: Terrible on PC, application poops itself with 7.1 headphones...

Marela López: Dude I'm 8 and I have ovoo

Marela López: I have the cuz my friend Ariana doesn't have a iPad or whatever she has a Smaug so and other friend and it's the best

ahlayseia Rinnix: can use ooVoo even though my phone is off??

Mel S-D: he pronounced it wrong and it was killing me!!! plus I got the app at 10

Hunter Loera: no

Jaythekiirby: In my opinion, discord is a good app for kids. Yes it doesn't have video, but to get in your kids group, the person wanting to join needs a code. And it's hard to for a pedo to find your kid

cataclysmic caterpillar: A volvo?

Darla: Oo VOO like ooh vue like view

How to Tech Easy: oh the one thing i forget to text your channel
the thing is i will like to subscribe your channel your channel is fun

How to Tech Easy: i know what is oovoo oovoo is more fun with friends
and also you can text some one or your friends for free and also you can call some one or call to your friends
for free its for free to text and call on oovoo

Mirella Ojeda: I really wanted this picture that was downloaded on another app to be my profile pic (thought it would look cute) but it only showed the pictures I took. Please respond when possible.

Munching Potatoe: Helped very much

Lps warrior23: Someone asked me to call and said they wanted to videocall me, they showed me their dick and threatened me if I didn't watch they would hack me I need to block them 😭

Brian Morales: I have oovoo I just turn 17 it awesome .

Star Chapman: How do you delete ur profile

Omgitsbri: ooVoo doesn't have crisp clear image. and I deleted it cuz it was a waste of storage and none of my friends really had it. and I would rather see my friends in person, text them, or call them.

GD Inferno: How do you see your ooVoo code

Breanna Drakes: cool

Nikki Rios: but how can check ur friends number??

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ooVoo App - Social Media Safety Guide

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Learn more: https://safesmartsocial.com/what-is-o... What is ooVoo? 65% of all ooVoo users are younger than 25 years old ooVoo is one the world's largest ...