Here is what you need to know so that you can make the best decision for your family.
Meet Me focuses on creating new relationships for your teen.
With Meet Me Credits, users are encouraged to perform various tasks on the app.
This gives the app an “arcade-like” feel; teens may forget that their actions on the app have very real, real-world consequences.
It also allows them to use various search filters to search for fellow users based on their relationship status, age, sex, location, and even their body type.
These credits are earned through various app activities such as: As a parent, it’s easy to see what makes this app so dangerous for teenagers.
With approximately 194.2 million views in the United States alone, it’s safe to assume to a huge range of age groups regularly visit this app.
While our teens may think they are chatting with a fellow teen, they may really be connecting with someone twice their age.
Users are encouraged to chat regularly and even meet fellow users in person.
Unfortunately, these similarities mask a far greater danger.
Teens naturally gravitate toward social media apps, especially ones that hold the promise of new friendships and relationships.
Consequences of Stranger Danger In 2014 San Francisco’s City Attorney sued Meet Me after 3 specific sex crimes were directly traced back to the Meet Me users.
In August of that year, a 29-year-old man was charged with multiple counts of sexual impropriety with a minor.