Twenty (Formerly Mappen): The Latest Social Media Craze Parents Need to Know About

Originally published at: https://www.bark.us/blog/twenty-parents-need-to-know/

Updated August 9, 2019: Mappen has rebranded and is now known as “Twenty.” The new name stems from the question “What’s your 20?” — CB radio slang for “What’s your location?” The app’s location-based functionality remains the same. Social media has been flirting with location sharing for years. It all started with “checking in” to places on Foursquare (remember Foursquare?!). Facebook and Instagram soon followed suit, and then Snapchat. Today, proximity-based dating apps like Tinder are all the rage. Location sharing has steadily become a part of our online lives. But the latest social media craze for kids, Twenty app, makes…

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