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It is the significant part of parents’ responsibilities to ensure that their kids are aware of the possible risks of using mobile devices prior to receiving their mobile devices. There is a definite need to sit down and discuss issues like cyberbullying and sexting with your child, especially teenagers. This will enable them to make smart decisions if faced with such problems. If your kid is too young to comprehend fully what you are trying to explain, you need to look for a more effective and realistic solution to direct their use of the mobile device.
There has been a lot of heat lately regarding cyberbullying with the consequence ranging from mild to being as harsh as young adults committing suicide. Everyone from government institutions to schools is at a debate on what to do, how to tell if it is going on and how both stop and prevent cyberbullying cases.
However, you as a parent have to decide and take action to ensure that your kids will not be a victim. You can use various mobile tools to protect your children. Still, with all the applications available online promising all sorts of ways to detect harmful activities it is a bit hard to decide which one to use. Be an educated user prior to making a decision and take a look at these considerations.
Complete access to your child’s mobile device can be given to you by cell phone monitoring app mSpy. There is a dashboard for your use where you can view and block any contact or website in your kid’s phone. If the smartphone of your child has an unlimited data plan, the app’s ability to check the history of web browsing that your kids do will be very useful. There is also the added bonus of using cell phone towers or GPS technology, so you can track your child’s actual location.
Text messages as well as pictures and videos can easily be sent and received on mobile devices. It is important for you to know if the content is safe and appropriate for your child’s use. All communication logs are being tracked by mSpy and you can view text messages in full detail as well as photos or videos sent, received and stored anytime you want. You can also use mobile tracking app to lock your kid’s cell phone remotely.
It is very easy to install and use mSpy despite the variety of functions it has. Then you get access to all incoming and outgoing calls, text messages sent, received and deleted, GPS tracking, contact information added, email threads and logs, history of browsing websites, photo and video logs, and calendar events. The control panel gives you real time access to your child’s phone screen. There may not be much room for privacy but the app will keep your kids safe.
As a responsible parent, you always try your best to explain and teach your kids to follow safety precautions but there will be instances when you need to take control. Such is the case when it goes to the use of mobile devices and the information being exchanged online.
Guest author Linda, develops the mobile tracking software, for more info visit https://twitter.com/mSpycom. She writes on kids safety tricks and anti-cyberbullying apps.