Technology Trends include Spying (the good kind)

Thursday , 24, October 2013 Leave a comment

Youth are at risk from Texting While Driving, Online Predators and Gambling,CyberBullying and possible illegal sending of images Compulsive Cellphone Use and much more. These new issues force new methods for dealing with them. Anyone that wants to keep up with how teens, employees or spouse are using their cellphones should know about available cell phone tracker software that is becoming extremely common and can do much more than locate phones. Innovative technologies are getting a great deal of attention.
 Parental Control Apps for Smartphone
Recently several software companies have released ?spyware? for mobile phones. Cell phone monitoring software captures SMS text messages, cell phone GPS location, Websites Visited, incoming and outgoing smartphone event log information and sends the data to an online personal 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-like capabilities. Brands like BlackBerry, iPhone, Windows Mobile, Android, Nokia Symbian ? all have spyware software available. Spy Call and Call Intercept mobile phone bugging require GSM networks. Millions of smartphones a month are sold in the US and Canada, and they?re reaching almost 150 million sold per year worldwide.
A recently published report from The Nielsen Company (Nielsen, the same people that do TV research) and the Pew Research Center show several factors that are causing concern for parents and guardians. These problems also are an opportunity for solution developers. There is an increase in the percentage of young people that use cellular phones, the amount of SMS text messaging they do, and potentially much more serious the number of young people that are occupied with ?sexting? ? the sending of inappropriate sexual explicit images or text messages from cell phones.
By evaluating over than forty thousand monthly US mobile cellular bills, Nielsen determined that American teenagers sent an average of an incredible 3,100 texts each month during Q3 last year. Pew Research points out that sending provocative images happens usually under one of three typical scenarios: The first, involves exchanges of images solely between two romantic partners; the next, lists exchanges between partners that are then shared outside the relationship; followed by, exchanges between people who are not yet in a relationship, but where often one person hopes to be.