Read more Some of these platforms, such as Instagram, are for sharing selfies and other photos. Others have self-destructing messages, meaning there's a time limit on the pictures and videos. The risk factor: Snapchat's self-destructing photo feature might make teens more willing to share racy photos and it's far from "safe". Screenshots can still be taken and shared without permission. Snapchat and Instagram are also among some of the most common platforms for cyberbullying, the Office of the eSafety Commissioner says.
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