As I mention in nearly all my articles – don’t put your Oo Voo ID (or Instagram name or Kik name or link or e-mail address or phone number) on the internet where anyone can get to it!
Time and time again, through my research on these apps and checking in on my daughter’s internet activity, I’ll see where kids are sharing their phone numbers and user ID’s freely. Another habit I’ve observed is when kids will take a screenshot of their conversation or video chat and share that picture on other social networks.
More about COPPA from On Guard Online: Protecting Your Child’s Privacy Online Keep reminding your kids to use discretion when using apps and sites for the safest experience.
It’s not polite to call someone out of the blue anymore. That’s why Facebook thinks video calling will live naturally inside Messenger.
Don’t add a status message (and if you do, don’t add personal information. Another plus for Oo Voo is a privacy option where you can specify how and if people can find you on Oo Voo.