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Teens can use settings to let only friends see their profiles, but they can filter who can chat with them only by gender and age. What parents need to know: There are plenty of scantily clad teens here, too, and one profile for a "17-year-old" indicated she's actually 32.Also, there are profiles with no pictures, so it's impossible to tell the user's age at all.It's also meant for "teens only," but entering a birth date is optional.
Skout: The Skout app and site offer several ways to connect with other users, including "saying hi" via someone's profile, watching livestreams (or going live), chatting with people who have "liked" you back, or using the "Buzz" feature to access a feed of local users (that appears to be a Facebook feed) who are mostly posting selfies. What parents need to know: In its Safety Tips section, Skout claims to separate teens from adults so they can't interact, but that no longer seems to be the case.It also contains public groups that host a wide variety of mature content.What parents need to know: Although not an official hook-up app, Kik is known for creating hook-up opportunities; having a ton of mature content, including nudity and drug use; and even hosting child-porn trading groups.And, like most of the other dating apps here, it's easy to enter a fake birth date anyway.Spotafriend: Spotafriend's app store description says it's "not a teen dating app," but it does use the swiping functionality and location tagging that many dating apps use.