|Published:||May 13, 2013 5:26 PM EDT|
|Updated:||May 13, 2013 6:01 PM EDT|
NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Southwest Florida father says parents can monitor what their kids are texting and posting online and he's created a program to do it!
Father of eight, Troy Dunn, has created an app called dadguard. Once uploaded onto a phone or computer, it allows parents to track where their kids' are, who their calling and texting and what websites their going to.
"You would never let a stranger knock on your door and say 'I'd like to hang out in your 14-year-old daughter's bedroom.' And yet, you're 14-year-old daughter may be sitting in her bedroom with her phone hanging out with strange old men, posing as young boys. So it's happening without parent's knowledge so the point of 'dadguard' is to simply empower parents with more information," Dunn says.
One feature enables them to set up safe zones around the perimeter of for example their child's school or a freind's house their visiting. The app will alert the parent the second their kid leaves that safe zone.
To find out more about the site, visit dadguard.com
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