This app is designed to monitor the texts and messages children/teens write and to detect words associated with bullying, sexting, signs of depression, or suicide. A warning text is sent to the parent’s phone if certain words are detected.
The internet’s first customizable resource for parental controls. No matter how your child uses the internet, we can provide you with all the information you need quickly, easily, and in one location.
A program parents can join with a free trial, but there is a cost. This tool helps parents monitor their student’s social media presence every week/month in less than 5 minutes. Also has a feature to teach parents EXACTLY how colleges and employers will search for their Teens & Tweens (and what they will find).
My Mobile Watchdog
Fee based program with a website parents can use to monito every text, photo and email their child sends and receives. Parents can block access to certain sites, and can use geolocate function to find their loved one’s physical location.
A website that provides a wealth of information to parents about social media, provides great insight into how appropriate specific apps are for different age groups, how children/teens can use and misuse social media, and good and dangerous apps.
These resources were adapted from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Handout “Know What’s Appening”