SSNAP Cards

The scenarios depicted in the cards are inspired by real case studies involving the use of social media.  The interactive learning experience they facilitate is configured to provide participants with a safe but credible insight into the challenges associated with safeguarding in a digital world.

Home Screen

Katie’s Home Screen

This card introduces you to a typical home screen of a young person displaying a range of apps from high to no risk.

Learning Topics include:

  • Popular Social Media platforms
  • Decoy apps
  • Live streaming platforms

Facebook

Katie’s Profile

Katie’s Facebook profile card introduces you to the concept of social media profiles. They usually feature a name, some information and images. This popular platform shares personal information such as school, home time, date of birth and relationship status, unless strict privacy settings are applied.

Learning Topics include:

  • Basic structure of a generic profile
  • Sharing personal information publicly
  • Privacy Settings

Katie’s Friends List

Showing a seemingly typical friends list, this card shows Katie’s Facebook Friends, with some glaring risks.

Learning Topics include:

  • Suspicious Indicators
  • Mutual Friends
  • Profile Photographs

Katie’s Newsfeeds

These cards feature examples from a typical newsfeed and portray common features found on feeds.

Learning Topics include:

  • Hashtags
  • Reactions, likes and comments
  • Cross-platform sharing
  • Privacy settings on posts
  • Bullying via memes
  • Anonymous messaging
  • Voice calling via Messenger

Snapchat

Katie’s Chats

This card shows Katie’s Snapchat messages and contacts.

Learning Topics include:

  • Stories
  • Streaks
  • Best Friend Emojis
  • Snapshotting and Replaying
  • Suspicious Indicators

Katie’s Snap Map

This card shows Snap Maps. Snap Maps shows your Snapchat friends locations in a real world map. It also shows people doing certain things such as driving, shopping, flying etc.

Learning Topics include:

  • Sharing GPS Location
  • Snap Map movement features
  • FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)

Katie’s Snapchat Story

This card shows a Snapchat story. Key features include car number plates, accidentally sharing your location, screenshots and sharing information.

Learning Topics include:

  • Sharing personal information
  • Adding text to a story
  • Views
  • Screenshots

Katie’s Snapchat Story

This card shows Katie’s Snapchat settings.

Learning Topics include controlling who can:

  • Contact you
  • View your story
  • See your location

Instagram

Katie’s Profile

This card shows Katie’s Instagram Profile.

Learning Topics:

  • Instagram Stories
  • Follower/Following Ratio
  • Saving stories (highlights)
  • Sharing personal information

Katie’s Feed

This card shows Katie’s Instagram Feed.

Learning Topics:

  • Live Streaming
  • Image Tagging
  • Geolocation Tagging
  • ‘Rumour’ Accounts

Conor’s Profile

This card shows Conor’s Instagram Profile.

Learning Topics include:

  • Using business accounts
  • Stories on Instagram
  • Personal Information
  • Underage drinking

WhatsApp

Conor’s Group Chat

This card shows Conor’s WhatsApp group chat called “The Lads”.

Learning Topics:

  • Deleted messages
  • Voice messages
  • Image sharing

Conor’s Messages

This card shows Conor’s WhatsApp message list.

Learning Topics:

  • How to tell if a message has been read
  • Indicators of unread messages
  • Indicator of suicide risk
  • Group Chats

Signposting

Red Safety Cards

This collection of cards signposts to major people in young people’s lives, charities and safeguarding organisations.

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