Is GroupMe com legit?
GroupMe is a group instant-messaging app designed to keep you connected with the various cliques in your social circle. Owned by Microsoft, it’s built a deserved reputation as a solid way to chat with multiple groups of friends at once, keeping everything organized.
Is GroupMe not safe?
The GroupMe App Can Be A Backdoor Access to Sexual Content One major concern with GroupMe is how easy it is for kids to encounter sexual content on the platform. It’s not only from what other people share, either — kids can easily find explicit content using the GIF, image, and video search features.
Is GroupMe good for students?
GroupMe can also be helpful if you are traveling with a group of students or are supervising a large group of students (such as during Orientation weekend/Welcome week). Users can also send photos and videos within the app.
Can GroupMe get hacked?
A spokesperson for Microsoft, the parent company of GroupMe, said “some GroupMe customers reported that their accounts were being used to send spam mails. We looked into this and determined that the security of the GroupMe service wasn’t affected.”
How do I set up GroupMe?
How do I start a group in GroupMe?
- In the Chats tab, select New conversation .
- Select Start Group , then enter the new group name and add a group avatar (profile picture), then select the arrow .
- To add members, type their name, email, or phone number, or scroll through your current GroupMe contacts.
What are GroupMe themes?
Give your groups a little life by changing their look with Themed Groups. With Themed Groups, you can easily change the group header, the color scheme, and more. Your group will now display your new theme banner and colors.
Can teachers use GroupMe?
GroupMe is a free messaging app that can be used to communicate with your students as well as with other teachers.
Is GroupMe monitored?
Assuming GroupMe is using good encryption (I have no idea if they do), your shool shouldn’t be able to read your messages. However, GroupMe or anyone with access to their servers (e.g. the police, hackers, etc.) could read them.
How do you use GroupMe over SMS?
Learn more about GroupMe over SMS They say more than a sentence ever could. Snap a pic on the go or share an old one to relive some memories together. Share the sights and sounds of your life as it happens. Take a video right from the app, or upload an old memory to share with your friends. Sometimes a message doesn’t need a text response.
Will GroupMe work with my phone number?
The good news is that GroupMe will work on these services once your phone number is verified. How do I verify my number if I haven’t received a PIN? No worries!
Why haven’t I received my GroupMe pin?
We are sorry for the trouble, we understand this can be very frustrating. PINs can take up to five minutes to arrive, but if you’ve waited for a while and still haven’t received your PIN, it may be because GroupMe can’t send PINs to your cell phone carrier or internet phone service, like Google Voice.