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High School Yearbook app, is it safe?

Posted by on May. 15, 2013 at 3:06 PM
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I just wanted to get some opinions from curious moms like myself on this new app for yearbooks called dyp-digital yearbook page. My daughters high school is one of the early adopters of the program. She loves it because she has control over her yearbook page and can upload more photos like her facebook pics. As a parent, should this technology make me feel uncomfortable? I hope kids don't take advantage of this and start bullying.

Here is an article about it: http://www.buzzfeed.com/dypme/your-yearbook-has-an-app-apf4

www.dyp.me is their website.

Thanks =)

P.S. I can't believe my daughter is a few weeks away from graduation!





by on May. 15, 2013 at 3:06 PM
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stacy1977205
by New Member on May. 15, 2013 at 3:48 PM

BUMP!

stormcris
by Christy on May. 15, 2013 at 4:07 PM
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The technology is out there way beyond this ap. People can do this to you on the internet as well. Some might say you can avoid it by not uploading anything to the internet but that is not completely true. I am not sure bullying is the main concern with this sort of software.

stacy1977205
by New Member on May. 15, 2013 at 6:09 PM

So you see it as more of a privacy concern?

stormcris
by Christy on May. 15, 2013 at 6:10 PM

Yes, I see the possibility of stalker issues.

Quoting stacy1977205:

So you see it as more of a privacy concern?


LindaClement
by Thatwoman on May. 15, 2013 at 6:15 PM
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It's as safe as anything else online (FB, linkedin, twitter, flickr, instagram, snapchat...)

stacy1977205
by New Member on May. 16, 2013 at 5:48 PM
Makes Sense, I would not let my daughter use snapchat I have heard horror stories about that app but I agree with you =)
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