Pheed is a relatively new thing that's been attracting more young people to its platform on the web and mobile.
Built to offer the best components of all social networks while remaining heavy on the multimedia side of photo and video, more kids have been turning to this one to connect to their friends and express themselves.
Like Snapchat, Instagram and Vine, Tumblr is largely dominated by visual content, and has become one of the number one platforms for animated GIF sharing.
As of October 2013, Whats App reported having over 300 million users.
It's available on all major mobile platforms, and was free until a subscription fee of 99 cents per year was implemented in 2013.
Here are some of the most popular social networking and messenger apps that kids are flocking to by the thousands each and every month.
A lot of kids still use Facebook Messenger on their phones to get in touch with their friends, but one of Facebook's biggest competitors is Whats App -- an extremely popular alternative for individual and group text messaging on mobile.
It's also attracted quite a few hot musicians and artists to use for promoting their own original content, which could be another reason why teens like it so much.
Like Whats App, Kik has become an insanely popular messaging app for kids who like to chat with their friends.
Advertised as “Funny Anonymous School News For Confessions & Compliments” in the Apple Store, this anonymous app by Ambient is much like Yik Yak and Whisper. Learn more about After School in this Safe Smart Social video.
is a social network where members interact by inviting others to ask anonymous questions.
Social networking isn't what it was just 10 years ago.
Gone are the days when My Space and Facebook ruled the web.
has a Safety Center to “empower users with the information, guidance and tools they need to navigate safely and enjoy the service.” Watch this Safe Smart Social video to learn more.