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MobileForceField: UK Startup Launches World’s First Child Cyberbullying Interception App

6 Oct , 2014  | by:

In search of tech solutions to behavioral problems, a group of fathers with an IT background from the UK developed an Android app that controls which apps children download on their smartphones, in an effort to prevent cyberbullying. Perhaps more controversially, the app filters out “inappropriate and offensive phrases” that a child might receive in text messages. Wondering about free speech and privacy implications? You can read more about it here.

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