In this day and age, many parents find it difficult to monitor what their children are doing on the Internet. There are several tools and apps for your child’s wireless device that will ensure their online safety.
Zoodles by Adobe AIR is a free way for your children to browse online content in a secure and safe manner. Zoodles can also serve as an online parental control service, wherein you can moderate and restrict your children from visiting various websites. It is full of fun and educational activities for children of all ages, while blocking all unnecessary ads.
2. AOL Safety Toolbar:
The AOL Safety Toolbar is a web filtering toolbar that can be installed on a computer or wireless device such as a mobile phone that uses Firefox or Internet Explorer. The AOL Safety Toolbar filters out inappropriate content. Parents can use this free toolbar to monitor and safeguard how their children use the Internet.
3. Safe Eyes Mobile:
Safe Eyes Mobile is one of the more popular apps for the iPhone and iPod Touch when it comes to online safety. With a filtered web browser, parents can limit and restrict access to inappropriate websites that your children can visit.
KidZui is another safe web browser that can be installed on your computer or wireless device. A parent creates a password and activates an extension, which gives the child access to specific websites approved for children by KidZui. The KidZui window will only close once the parent types in the correct password.
LinkExtend is an add-on for Firefox that helps promote online safety for both adults and children. It analyzes websites and will alert you if there are potential dangers on a particular site. LinkExtend has a KidSafe feature that screens whether or not a website is suitable for kids.
Kido’z is another Adobe AIR application that keeps your children safe as they browse the Internet. It is a web browser that determines what websites your children can and cannot visit. You’ll be brought to a page that shows popular characters such as Dora the Explorer and Mickey Mouse. When you click on a certain icon or character, you’ll be brought to a website related to that particular subject.
Use any of these tools and apps for your gadgets and take comfort in the fact that your child’s online safety is no longer a problem.