Thinking about your kids? Their sent messages? Their attitude towards drugs? Then good news for you that you can know all these with an app!
Almost 80% of youngsters in United States have their personal mobile phones and many of them have smart phones which have access to internet, cameras, and games and like. This thing become cause of tension for many parents and this fear is being controlled by a large amount of so-called apps for parents that are used to track the online activities of their kids.
An app named as TeenSafe works as CIA spy for many parents.
Company urges the parents that they must tell their children before start monitoring. But this app works secretly and tells about the activities of their kids on social networking sites, deleted messages and texts through many famous apps like whatsapp, snapchat, kik.
The CEO Rawdon messenger of Teensafe says that “It’s absolutely legal for a parent to do this discreetly”.
“The real question is, ‘Is it justified?’ and those are moral decisions a parent has to make. What we believe is that when it comes to protecting your child from these things – privacy is trumped by protection.”
Mr. Messenger believes that almost half families, who are the users of TeenSafe, use it to spy about their kids.
TeenSafe is being used in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and United States and soon it will take its place in UK. From its starting year which is 2011, almost 800,000 parents have been sign up here to take the services of this app. Some parent apps besides tracking messages and texts on social media also monitor the driving speed of a passenger that how fast a person is moving in any vehicle.
These services are being offered by MamaBear and the co-founder of this app Robyn Spoto about this app that it can be used to create a link between entire families and then create alerts when kid is driving his vehicle beyond speed limit or has crossed any pre-determined boundary. But parents cannot use this app covertly.
Ms spoto says” Technology is your right-hand man to give you the information that you need so that you can have the right conversation”. She further says that most of the parents find to reassure for getting push notifications of their kids. Ms spoto, a ten years old girl, use MamaBear for parents. Ms Spoto has not phone but enjoy an iPod.