New parental control app offers promise to build trust and respect privacy
As the primary teachers for life and guardians of personal security – especially in the social cyber realm - every modern parent needs to know the answers to two big questions:
1. How can I stay current with the emerging apps where my own kids are hanging out?
2. What are the indicators that there is danger so I can become involved as their guardian, not as their micro-manager?
Parental monitoring app is 'happy medium' for families, developer says
Should parents trust their teenage children implicitly or keep close tabs on them?
It's not an easy question to answer, but a Far Hills software engineer believes he's found a solution for parents that straddles both approaches, and he hopes you'll toss him a few bucks to help roll the app out to the masses.
Why Don't Parents Care About Online Safety?
A Maryland couple accused of "neglect" earlier this year by Maryland Protective Services for letting their children -- ages 10 and 6 -- walk home alone from a neighborhood park found themselves in the news again this week. This time, police officers took their children into custody after the parents had dropped them off at the park to play, unattended, for two hours.
Artimys Aims to Help Parents Protect, Not Overprotect Kids from Social Media Threats
Artimys Language Technologies is launching applications that attempt to help parents walk the fine line between being overbearing and being oblivious to the threats their children face when using social media.