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Live.ly and Musical.ly streaming apps

Advice regarding use of Live.ly and Musical.ly streaming apps from West Lothian Council's Child Protection (Education) team:

There have been a number of incidents involving children from across the UK when using the Live.ly and Musical.ly streaming apps.  We would like to raise awareness of a couple of the issues associated with those apps and confirm the following information for parents:

1) The terms and conditions state that all users must be 13 years old or older.
2) Users may be exposed to adult content inappropriate for under 18's.
3) Live streaming is not fully private, even when the privacy settings are set to on.
4) Users are able to search for other users close to their location.

For further information about the potential risks to children, please visit the following pages: https://thecybersafelady.com.au/2016/03/musical-ly-not-for-kids/
https://protectyoungeyes.com/content/live-ly

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