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What Parents and Carers Need to Know about W App

Last updated by Stephanie.Rosser@essex.gov.uk on Friday, August 4, 2023

 

W App (also known as ‘Slay’) encourages young users to take part in secret surveys about their friends and classmates. For every vote-winner, though, there has to be a loser.

 

Possible lasting damage to a teenager’s self-esteem, however, isn’t the platform’s only hazard – with catfishing, compulsive use and monthly subscription fees among the other risks.

 

Check out the National Online Safety guide for more about this app.