Why it’s popular: Keek lets users upload video status updates, called “keeks.” Other users can reply by video or text, called “keekbacks.” Videos can be a maximum of 36 seconds long.
What parents need to know:
- It has a private message feature, so your child could be exchanging private videos with a stranger at any time.
- Accounts can be set to private. If you’re going to allow your child to use this app, consider setting their account to private so only approved viewers can see their videos.
- Promoted videos may contain inappropriate content. According to lessonpaths.com, a video shown on the app’s homepage was of a girl peeing in a cup in a car. If your child used the app at the time that video was promoted, they would have seen that at the top of the homepage.