And remember Snap Save, an app where you can screenshot the picture sent to you, without the person knowing.
As a teen, if one of those pictures gets out at school, your whole social life is over.
The more communication between all key stakeholders, the better the experience will be for the student and the parents.
According to the article, the key areas a school counselor should focus on include, grief and loss of the "dream child", safety concerns and overprotectiveness, attitudes of other parents and other children, friendships, potential for discounting children's abilities, and transitions.
Your teachers could see, and there is a lot more at risk.
Name a job around the house that parents might expect their daughter to do.
Children who are raised by strict parents are more respectful, intelligent, and level headed.
Being a strict parent does not mean you are a child abuser.
The reason kids/teens love it so much is because it is one of the only apps that is relatively private. It is the only app your mom cannot trace back to you after seeing you tagged in a photo, the way she can on Facebook or Instagram.
Snapchat is used in multiple ways, but this is how I see it being used between me and my other teen friends: for fun (ugly selfies, silly pictures, etc.), or in a way my mother would be horrified to see children use it (she calls it a “porn portal”).