Distracted Driving, Sexting, Bullying – new complications require new approaches for working with them. Anyone that needs to keep up with the way teens, staff members or spouse are using their phones will need to find out about available mobile tracking software that is definitely turning into very common and can do much more than track the location of phones.
Recently a handful of software companies have released ?spyware? for smartphones. Cell phone monitoring software records SMS text messages, cell phone GPS location, Websites Visited, incoming and outgoing cell phone event log information and sends the data to an online private account where users can logon and read it, and also search content for keywords and data strings such as telephone numbers.
Smartphones are the cell phones with computer capabilities. Brandnames like BlackBerry, iPhone, Windows Mobile, Android, Nokia Symbian ? all have spyphone software for sale. Spy Call and Call Intercept cell phone bugging require GSM networks. About 3 million smartphones a month are sold in the United States and Canada, and they?re reaching almost one hundred and fifty million sold per year around the world.
A recently published report by The Nielsen Company (Nielsen, the same people that do TV research) and the Pew Research Center indicate several factors that are causing concern for parents and guardians. These topics also constitute an opportunity for software solutions development companies. There is a rise in the percentage of youths that use cellular phones, the amount of SMS text messaging they do, and potentially much more serious the percentage of teens that are involved in ?sexting? ? the sending of potentially illegal sexual explicit images or text messages from mobile phones.
Published in research from market researchers The Nielsen Company (blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/online_mobile/under-aged-texting-usage-and-actual-cost/) American teens transmit an unbelievable average of ten SMS text messages per hour that they are not in school or sleeping ? and most likely a lot during class too. Teens were interviewed and gave researchers a variety of reasons surrounding the impulse to participate in zexting. These included the researcher?s interpretation that ??zexually suggestive images had become a form of relationship currency,?; that zexting images ?? are shared as a part of or instead of zexual activity,? and that SMS text message zexting is a way of starting or maintaining a relationship. Sensitive images are also passed along to friends ?? for their entertainment value, as a joke, or for fun.?