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Cyber Creep Alert! This App Restores Your Peace of Mind & Keeps Your Kids Safe Online

Kids love technology! Try banning their favorite device and watch a storm unfold…

Taking their cellphone away when they do something wrong doesn’t work!

Instead, give your child the freedom to learn and develop a mature approach to when and how they use their phone, within boundaries that you set, monitor and adjust as required.

Sounds like a lot of work? That’s why we partnered with MMGuardian, a top-rated app that helps parents make digital safety effortless. Thousands of parents can’t be wrong:

Want results like this?

This clever parental control system will restore your peace of mind if you’re struggling with one of the challenges below: 

Challenge #1: Inappropriate online content

Why it matters? 

Today’s kids enter the world as digital natives. With even toddlers effortlessly surfing the web and primary school kids owning a cell phone, kids can benefit from limitless access to knowledge – which can sometimes include adult-only content, graphic images, foul language, and violence.

Solution

With MMGuardian, you can easily block websites containing porn, adult or other inappropriate content using the web filter function. It’s as easy selecting specific URLs and domains to allow or block, or choosing which categories of websites are allowed or should be blocked.

Challenge #2: Excessive phone use

Why it matters?

There will be times when you don’t want your child to be able to use their phone such as when they should be asleep.

Solution

Use MMGuardian’s Time Limits feature to define times when their phone will be locked and cannot be used, other than for emergency calls.

Challenge #3: Cyberbullying

Why it matters?

According to the i-SAFE foundation, over 25 percent of adolescents and teens have been bullied repeatedly through their cell phones or the Internet, and well over half of the kids affected never told their parents about what happened.

Solution

 Protect your child from bad influences or bullying by blocking calls and SMS messages with undesired contacts. MMGuardian’s Call Block feature allows you to either set a block list for specific numbers and contacts or create a list of allowed numbers and contacts.

Challenge #4: Interacting with strangers

Why it matters?

One in five U.S. teenagers who regularly log on to the Internet says they have received an unwanted sexual solicitation via the Web. Some predators initiate inappropriate talk or request pictures immediately and give up if refused, but others might engage in extensive grooming phase, engaging in increasingly personal conversations to build trust, requesting pictures, and finally requesting offline contact.

Solution

Block any apps you don’t want your child to access, such as gaming, dating or anonymous chat apps. Control which apps your child gets to use and when and set daily usage limits to preventing excessive use of social media apps or games.

And lastly… The WWGS (What Would Grandma Say?) Rule

In addition to safeguarding your child online, be proactive and educate them about the healthy boundaries of online interactions. Our favorite, easy to grasp rule is the “WWGS?” (What Would Grandma Say?) rule. It’s a memorable reminder to prevent kids from sharing sensitive information or content that they wouldn’t be comfortable discussing with parents, friends, and yes, even their grandma!

MMGuardian is an award-winning parental control app supporting ClassTag classrooms this season. Their donations will help provide classroom supplies and fund fun activities for thousands of students across the country.

At ClassTag, we only partner with awesome companies we personally believe in and MMGuardian turned out to be a game-changer for kids online safety in our own homes as well! Visit their website to learn more about this fantastic app that helps keep children safe from digital threats.

 

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