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Phone Apps Can Be Dangerous For Kids

(Undated) -- Smart phone apps used for texting and sharing pictures can be dangerous for kids. Pediatric psychiatrist Doctor Joe Austerman says photo-sharing apps can make kids think they can send inappropriate pictures without any consequences. Doctor Austerman says some texting apps allow for group texts, which only increases the chance of a predator in the group. Other apps will show where the text came from, meaning a stranger can track down the child's location.

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