Is Google Hangouts Safe For Your Students?

Google is spot on when it touts that technology can give educators more ways to bring hands-on learning to their students. The company’s suite of communication and collaboration tools is part of a growing number of school district technology initiatives.

Some of those same school districts have been asking us how Google Hangouts fits into our plans to help keep students safe. In response, this past fall we started incorporating Hangouts Chat as part of Gaggle Safety Management for a few school districts and have now made it available to everyone.

It’s important to point out that also last year, Google separated Hangouts into two parts. Meet is the company’s video meeting platform while Chat gets billed as a communication app that takes direct messaging to Hangouts. Part of G Suite for Education’s core services, Hangouts for Chat can be turned on as part of your Safety Management Gmail services.

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