Cyber Bullying: App Allows Parents To See What Their Child is Posting on Social Media

Halt AppThis is a new App that allows parents to see what they child is posting, and liking  on social media.  It is especially appropriate for parents when their children first begin using social media to allow parents to keep an eye on what is being posted.

The designer William Stark worked with Kirk Smalley from the Stand of the Silent Foundation to produce the anti-cyber-bullying application. Smalley is the father in the 2011 documentary “Bully,” whose 11-year-old son committed suicide after being cyber-bullied.

The app shows the parent what your child has posted, what their likes are, what their statuses have been, and what they are tagged in. It allows Parents to have much needed conversations with their child about what is and isn’t appropriate.

Cyber Bullying: Halt App Lets Parents See What Their Child is Doing Online : News : Headlines & Global News.

About Renata Rowe

Deputy Head of Campus/Head of Secondary, Ivanhoe Grammar School, Plenty Campus This blog is the School's way of helping our parents and teachers understand and experience the cyber world that their children live in. We post stories about the latest cyber safety issues, and the latest social mediums that their children and teens might be using. We believe that teaching children and teens to be good Digital Citizen from a young age will protect them and their reputations. Our parents have been delighted and have subscribed so that they can receive our updates - we post about once or twice a week. So subscribe - its easy to do, just enter your email address in the box in the top righthand corner of the home page and posts will automatically be delivered to you.
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