However, child safety group Childnet International are concerned, in a new blog post, they wrote: "Given how specific this new feature is on Snapchat - giving your location to a precise pinpoint on a map - we would encourage users not to share their location, especially with people they don't know in person".
But internet safety experts fear it could lead to stalking or bullying.
Bark uses algorithms to detect and alert parents to online issues that may affect their children, and Jordan notes that the company is working with Snapchat's API, so they will eventually be able to alert parents if their children may be using the Snap Map in a way that could be risky.
Location sharing is turned off when the app is first updated.
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"During the day today (Friday) we will be talking to Year 5 and 6 about this and showing them how to switch this off in the app", the letter added. To access this setting, users can pinch the screen while on the Snapchat camera. Tapping on them will reveal their most recent Story. Other Snaps, from non-friends, show up as ones being submitted to the Snapchat Our Story feature, which features curated videos and photos from the Snapchat community.
It's a powerful new tool for Snapchat, which now boasts over 55m daily users in Europe - 10 million of which are here in the UK.
She said it all comes down to checking in and monitoring what your kids are doing.
"Some kids won't know how to use the ghost mode and then they might share it out of nowhere, and not even know that you're sharing your location with everybody", parent Syron Carter said. "Snapchatters can choose exactly who they want to share their location with, if at all, and can change that setting at any time".