LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- TeenSafe, the first and leading independent smartphone control and monitoring service for parents, today announces that child psychologist Dr. Tracy Bennett Ph.D. will become its global brand ambassador, endorsing TeenSafe's novel approach to helping parents navigate digital safety issues.
Dr. Bennett, of GetKidsInternetSafe, developed Internet safety guides from problems she witnessed while treating families tackling digital injuries like cyberbullying, sexting, and other virtual hardships. As a mother of three, her parenting programs have made a meaningful impact on families.
"TeenSafe is a powerful parental control tool and even more powerful when teens know you are using it to monitor them," says Dr. Bennett. "Enabling digital-safety savvy parents is core to TeenSafe's mission and I am pleased to amplify TeenSafe's efforts helping parents master existing and new digital challenges."
"As a mom and TeenSafe subscriber, parents will benefit from Dr. Bennett's deep expertise in maintaining trust between parents and their children while still recognizing the need to monitor and control digital devices," says TeenSafe CEO Ralph Acosta. "It's tough being a parent of digital natives and Tracy is great at building understanding."
In her new role as Global Brand Ambassador, Dr. Bennett will speak on:
- Key steps to becoming a digital safety savvy parent
- Best ways to minimize distracted driving
- Smartphone contracts and the appropriate ages for smart devices
- Why TeenSafe Monitor and TeenSafe Control are essential to healthy parenting
- Top ways to stop and recover from cyberbullying, sexting, and other digital wounds
More than 1 million parents have turned to TeenSafe to effectively manage how the digital world impacts their children's lives. The iPhone iOS TeenSafe Control App found at the Apple App Store includes,
- Both scheduling and pausing to remotely lock child's iPhone
- Control of apps, in-app purchasing
- Blocking camera functions, photos
Parents wanting additional monitoring capabilities can separately purchase TeenSafe's Monitor including,
- Texts, deleted texts
- Call logs, contacts
- Current smartphone location, history
- Browsing history
TeenSafe created the first parental iPhone monitoring solution and is the IOS and Android service of choice among families with more than one million sign-ups. TeenSafe's secure technology provides parents with tools to safeguard their children's "digital lives" through deleted texts, group chat, Kik Messenger and much more. TeenSafe, a proud sponsor of the National PTA, is "built by Parents for Parents." Follow TeenSafe on its blog.
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