Snap Inc. has rolled out a new feature in Family Center that will allow parents to set limits on the type of content their teens can consume on Snapchat.
Through the new feature, teens will be able to notify their parents when they report an account or a piece of content to Snap's Trust and Safety team.
This aligned with the publishing of Snapchat’s new eligibility Content Guidelines, all of which seek to make Snapchat a better, safer place for Snapchatters.
Family Center aims to provide parents with the needed tools to gain insight into who their teens are communicating with, in a way that simultaneously respects their teens’ autonomy.
Meanwhile, Snap is set to launch further features to help make Family Center more customized to the needs of individual teens as well as their parents.
Georg Wolfart, Head of Policy at Snap, indicated: “Snapchat provides a non-judgemental platform to enhance real relationships with the people and things you love. We are deliberate about the type of content we allow on our platform, and our policies are designed to uphold these standards.”