An anonymous chat room is great for people who deal with mental health issues who are afraid of stigma.These individuals feel a sense of safety in this environment.When you speak and nobody knows who you are, you're more likely to be candid.If people attack your anonymous identity it doesn't impact your "real self." You are free to say the things that you need to say in order to heal from trauma or other mental health related experiences.Even people you consider friends can use this info against you, especially if they become ex-friends.● Read between the “lines.” It may be fun to check out new people for friendship or romance, but be aware that, while some people are nice, others are simply acting nice because they’re trying to get something.Flattering or supportive messages may be more about manipulation than friendship or romance.● Don’t talk about sex with strangers.
The young victim used the platform to message her alleged killer, David Eisenhauer, an 18-year-old Virginia Tech freshman who has since been arrested and charged with her abduction and death. It’s created a community of over 200 million users, but not everyone is just chatting with people they know personally.
Kik is currently cooperating with the FBI investigation into Nicole’s death and simultaneously working to [educate] ( people about how to stay safe on the app.
The importance of keeping yourself secure in these social media environments is more important than ever.
All the same tips apply with phones as with computers.
Except phones are with you wherever you are, often away from home and your usual support systems.