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W App (Slay)

13+
Minimum age according to W App
13+ Minimum age according to W App

What is W App (Slay)?

W App (also known as Slay outside Australia) is a social media app for young people that lets you create a profile and interact with friends from your school by semi-anonymously posting and answering positive polls. When you sign up, you are asked for your full name and age and prompted to find your school by sharing your location, phone number and contacts list. The sign-up process does not guarantee that adults will be prevented from joining and it involves sharing personal information with Slay GmbH, the creators of the app.

When you sign up you are prompted to create and answer positive polls that pose a complimentary question, such as ‘Who has the best playlist?’, and then list four friends as answers to each poll. You can see the gender and school class of someone who compliments you, but not their name. You can also add Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok accounts to your profile, meaning there is the potential to link lots of personal information to your profile. You can also send ‘anonymous’ voice messages to your friends. The app is free to use, but by paying a subscription you can see who compliments you. 

Website: slay.cool (W App is also known as Slay)
Apps: Apple iOS app

How do people use W App (Slay)?

Learn more about the benefits and risks associated with how people use social media like W App.

W App is used for: anonymous communication, content sharing, in-app purchasing, location sharing, messaging/online chat, online relationships, photo/video sharing, screen capture and voice chat.

How can you report online abuse or ask for content to be removed?

  • Report abuse
    Information on how to report users of W App (Slay) is available in the FAQ.

How can you protect your personal information?

  • Privacy policy
    Information on how data is shared with other users and used by the app is available in the privacy policy. When answering a poll, W App (Slay) sends your response to your friends and it includes your grade, gender, and the other poll options, which could include friends or contacts. Users with a subscription may be able to see your name. Linking other social media profiles to your account poses a risk to your privacy.

Key safety links

  • Privacy policy
    The privacy policy for Slay GmbH, the makers of W App (Slay).
  • Term of use
    The terms you agree to when you use W App (Slay).
  • FAQ
    Frequently asked questions about W App (Slay).

Last updated: 18/04/2024