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Is Skype safe?

Hi just wondering how safe Skype is for 13yo. She says it is just to be in contact with some school friends. I tend to believe this however I am worried about the potential for other contact to creep in, like random strangers or being searchable online. I realise family cannot in app monitor so I am worried about this one! Thanks in advance
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Hi Lavina,
Skype is an online communication tool that allows users to video chat, call, and instant message. As you've stated there's no way for us to monitor who your child communicates with inside Skype. However there is a way to block contact from strangers inside the app, the directions for this process can be found here: https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA276/what-should-i-do-if-i-receive-unwanted-calls-to-my-skype-number-in-skype-for-windows-desktop

We recommend speaking to one of our Cyber Experts about your concerns as they will be able to give you a more detailed review
Regards,
Jack

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