Swipe left to forget forever. In the App store, Yellow is billed as an easy and free way to build friends. Safety experts see it as an easy and free way to connect with total strangers. Bush-Upwall worries that sex offenders will try to track down kids on Yellow by age and location.
There was zero thought given to whom they might be connecting with on the other side anywhere in the world. The comments were much more sexually suggestive: And Bush-Upwall said there was an initial feature on Yellow that raised warning flags. The screenshots that the company references did not appear in the email.
Users can add their social media usernames if they want to Instagram, Snapchat, Musical. Adding your social media is optional on Yellow. Please find attached a safety briefing to understand that we take this topic very seriously.
Also please find attached screenshots. Safety Briefing on Yellow Yellow is a very young company and is moving fast to ensure it is on par with industry standards for safety and security. Reports in the media have suggested the Yellow is somehow related to SnapChat, however, Yellow has no business relationship with Snapchat or any other apps. Yellow just allows users put their Musical. A small number of media reports in the media have also compared or suggested Yellow is similar to Tinder.
Yellow is an App to help teens 13 years and over to make friends with other teens. Registration Users are required to register for the service and their mobile number is recorded and verified as part of the registration process. When users register for the service they receive a clear statement of the Community Rules that inappropriate pictures or videos will not be tolerated and users are encouraged to report any suspicious or abusive behaviour or concerns.
Age of Users Like all other social media services such as Facebook and Twitter, Yellow relies users giving their real age, this is critical for the tools and processes social media companies like Yellow puts in place to be effective. This supports keeping fake profiles off Yellow and users pretending to be someone they are not. Reporting and Blocking Yellow like all social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter relies on users reporting concerns or difficulties they are experiencing.
A simple and effective reporting abuse feature is embedded in every profile for users to report abuse or concerns directly to Yellow and are responded to. When registering for the service receive a clear statement of the community rules that inappropriate pictures or videos will not be tolerated and are encouraged to report any suspicious or abusive behaviour to Yellow Responding to parents' concerns If a parent contacts Yellow with concerns through the email address in the settings feature of the app hello yellw.
Moderation - technical Yellow uses backend software to automatically block any nude profiles and detect and moderate users who use "Nude" in their names or usernames.
A special form has been created to allow users to report any profiles that asking for nudes. Yellow has also created a database of 15k fake pictures and are going to create a software to detect these pictures in profiles and block them. And users who do create fake profiles or share inappropriate content are blocked and removed from Yellow.
Yellow Safety Centre - available in the settings section on the App - see http: Also in development is a law enforcement guide to help with their data requests when investigating crime. Please find attached a number of screen shots to illustrate the App and accessing the safety tools and safety centre which is done directly through the settings feature on the app, similar to other App providers such as Instagram.