Staying connected is the need of the hour. Be it an employee with his employer or be it children with their parents, mobile phones are given for immediate communication whenever a need arises. The reason why children are provided mobile phones by their parents is because they want to be in constant contact with their children as they are always concerned about their safety and whereabouts. This also gives the parents a sense of relief as they can contact their children whenever they need.
Children may have their own reason for having a cell phone too. It has become a status symbol and means of entertainment, apart from helping them to stay connected with their friends and family all the time. Studies revealed that 8 out of 10 kids use a cell phone and most of them are smart phones like iPhone, Blackberry and Android, which have endless features. Once a mobile phone falls into the hands of a kid, they have every reason of getting glued to it. One of the most commonly asked questions is ‘what exactly do kids do on their cell phones?’
Ill Effects of a Cell Phone
It is very necessary to know about the kind of activities the kids are involved in while using their cell phones. Due to their innocence, they may fall prey to some that have malicious things in mind. Parents may not be aware of this at all. Kids may upload several sensitive videos and photos unknowingly, which can be misused by many cyber criminals. This may bring down the hard earned reputation of your kid as well as yours.
Teenagers, mostly, can fall prey to these cyber criminals. Some people may lure them to send in their photographs in the name of love or friendship. Strangers asking to send videos in disguise of some known persons, inviting young kids to participate in some dirty chat rooms are some of the most common cyber traps. Once your kid falls into these traps, unknowingly, the criminals can then use these evidences to blackmail you, the parents, for some monetary benefits or other advantages. There are cases where even kids were used to gain monetary benefits by uploading their photographs and videos to adult sites.
Most parents find it difficult to track their kids in an attempt to keep them safe from these kinds of mishaps. If you are one of them, then you can now stop worrying and make use of mobile tracking software to keep your kids safe.
Mobile monitoring apps and computer monitoring software are designed for all kinds of mobile phones and tablets, which when installed, keeps track of all the activities performed on them. This way you will get to know what your kid is doing with his/her mobile, their surfing patterns, whom they are calling, what kind of messages they are receiving and from whom, what kind of multimedia messages are being sent and to whom, etc. In short, you will be able to see what your kid sees and will be able to listen to what your kid hears.
Most importantly, with the help of this mobile software, you can also find out the whereabouts of your kids. Knowing the whereabouts to ensure the safety of your kids is always a big relief to most every parent.