Internet horror stories passed around on forums and other sites to disturb and frighten readers.Includes stories from Slender Man, a fictional character that inspired two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls to stab and nearly kill a friend.We may argue that this is the same today, and in some respects it is, but with the rapid standardization of browsers, the decline of homepages, the progress of mobile networking, and success of a few number of social networking platforms there can be no doubt that over the last decade our network has significantly changed our interactions and therefore personal identities.Instead, today in the electric age as foretold by Marshall Mc Luhan, we mostly get lost in one another’s information because “electrically contracted, the globe is no more than a village” in which we are “eager to have things and people declare their beings totally.” But it is clear that this “declaration of being” may be less about a deep faith in the “ultimate harmony of all being,” and something closer to narcissism, voyeurism, and/or the most blatant example of the commoditization of one’s own identity.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.The website allows you to randomly chat with a stranger.If you are open to your kid chatting with a complete stranger then this site is ok but if not, then caution should always be exercised.
There is an “Intruder stopper” option plays fake video upon opening.
Parents, you need to be aware that truly dangerous apps exist and are readily available to your children.
And, if you are reading this as a young person or young adult who thinks I am being condescending, tough.
The best thing about this chat site is that you do not have to reveal any kind of personal information on the site and you can just randomly chat away with a stranger.
The chat participants are identified as you and Stranger.