The Hoop App: Where Tinder for Teens Meets Snapchat

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Would you let your 12-year-old download Tinder, swipe around for a bit, and then share their Snapchat information with a couple of random strangers on the platform? Probably not. But you might assume that a similar app just for kids their own age would be OK for them to use. Unfortunately, even apps that are built with kids in mind can have potential dangers, and the Hoop app has several that parents and guardians should consider. You might not have heard of Hoop, but there’s a good chance your child has. With over 3 million downloads, the free app hit…

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