Rather, I need to conduct new and fresh research for every single presentation I do, regardless of how much time has passed from one to the next. Because that is how fast things change in the world of technology and online interactions.
I am not going to go on a long rant about immorality or express my true feelings about the class of a person it takes to create certain apps for monetary gain, all the while knowing full well that children can and will fall victim while using those apps; instead, I am going to stick with the matter at hand.
He has been quoted and published in several national publications, including Health Information Management Magazine. And yes, my kids have strict rules, especially when it their safety depends upon it.
He is a part of Cook Children's Experts on Call Speakers Bureau.
Hawkins specializes in privacy and technology safety and is a regular speaker at the National HIT/HIPAA Conference.
As with my presentations, articles such as this are a moving target as things get more troublesome by the minute. Because of this, more apps get developed that push the envelope of morality and safety.
Look, if the developers could ensure the apps would only be used between consenting adults, I wouldn’t have a problem with all of this; however, the only way to ensure that to any reasonable level is to pretty much kill the app’s revenue streams.
Seeking Arrangement identifies itself as a “sugar daddy dating app”.
While discussing Seeking Arrangement, it is also important to note that Brandon Wade also created an app called Carrot Dating. It allows users to post text-only “Yaks,” or messages, of up to 200 characters.One man in Washington was convicted of raping a 12-year-old girl he met on this App just last year. After School – This app is a message board that students can join by scanning their school I. However, this app effortlessly creates drama and conflict among users because they all attend the same school. This year, a single school had problems with posts that included topless photos, alarmingly vulgar posts from males talking about fellow female students, and more.There is even a section where students can scan their driver’s license and enter a discussion only for students ages 17 and up, openly creating an environment for the discussion of more explicit material.You post anonymously, but it displays the area you are posting from.You can search for users posting within a mile from you.Although the posts are anonymous, kids start revealing personal information as they get more comfortable with other users.