Parents' Guide to

LMK: Anonymous Polls

By Amanda Bindel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Anonymous Snapchat polls invite compliments -- and trouble.

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age 18+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

Not a good app

The majority of these people like to speak negatively inappropriately. They use much curse words and tell you it’s a joke that they are coming after you by hacking. I reported it. It seems to be a group effort and they seem to be adults with lower IQ’s or not related to modern social life if you prefer that explanation. They might teach younger groups to have inappropriate speech and moods that are not relevant to what is occurring to their environment and may influence them to do negatively. This App is not even a modern group for ladies and gentlemen in any age group. You won’t find anything but 2-4 persons gang maybe even more.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 17+


My 14 year old son just found some awful things on this app and quickly deleted it, and informed me as my daughter had it too. My daughter is 12, she thought it would be fun, polling etc.. I have deleted both now, people sharing pictures of body parts......stressful. Also, those same people that are friends on LMK are also friends on Snapchat. So please go through their friends on that app as well. Please keep our children safe.

This title has:

Too much sex

Is It Any Good?

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Anonymous polls could be compared to the Truth or Dare of previous generations, but anonymity on social media can easily lead teens down a slippery slope of poor choices. Teens will be drawn to the excitement of responding anonymously, and conversely, learning that someone might have a crush on them. Hiding behind anonymity can also bring out hatefulness and sexually-explicit risk taking. Also, teens often add people as friends on Snapchat despite not knowing them well, so they could be receiving anonymous feedback from aquintances or strangers. In conjunction with the troubles that plague Snapchat already, parents and teens should tread cautiously with LMK.

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