In terms of its features and usability, it currently holds 3.4 rating on Google Play.For teens in long-distance relationships with family members and friends, if used properly House Party can be a safe, enjoyable way to keep in touch with loved ones.If you don’t take the time to “lock” your chat room and choose private settings, others can pop into the video chat.Although you may have chosen to chat with a few specific friends, any of their mutual friends or yours can choose to enter the chat if the privacy filters are not in use.These rooms come with filters to block out anyone not explicitly invited. This app is a two-way street; no video chat can begin without agreement from both users.
If your teen isn’t aware of the privacy filters or simply forgets to use them, eavesdroppers can sneak into their chats.
Leading the charge, recently released “House Party” is changing the way we video chat.
Released in 2016, this app became an overnight sensation; it’s still growing with over 1 million users.
Skype and other video conferencing services are still popular–both for casual visits as well as for formal business transactions.
However, social media is still growing, providing new apps specifically designed for video chatting.
If you wish to skip your phone number, you can also manually enter the House Party username of anyone you wish to chat with.