ideas, innovations and apps for social work in the age of smartphones and social media 

Protect Your Family With Family Guard – An App To Monitor Who Is Calling Or Texting Your Children [VIDEO]

Privus Mobile developed the app Family Guard that enables mobile users to keep an eye on who is calling their children or other loved ones. With Family Guard, not only does the application identify the caller to the phone’s user, but it will also send a copy of the caller’s information to a designated guardian’s phone and/or email. Users simply register their handset in addition to the handset being monitored to begin receiving information regarding calls to that phone.


The Family Guard app is completely compatible with every smartphone except the iPhone. The application only needs to be installed on the monitored device, while the guardian’s phone just needs to receive text messages or email. The app requires a monthly subscription fee.

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This entry was posted on May 8, 2013 by in Apps, Children, Security, Texting, VIDEO, Youth and tagged .
Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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