Tampa, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/18/2014 -- Parents who have tweens with smartphones are undoubtedly aware of the photo-sharing app Instagram. Instagram remains one of the top apps used by kids with over 200 million users. While much of what happens on Instagram involves the harmless sharing of ubiquitous “selfies” and silly photos with friends, the app has features leaving open for vulnerabilities like location tagging and exposure to inappropriate content.
Thankfully, parents have options when it comes to keeping their kids safe on Instagram. A new blog post by the team at MamaBear Family Safety app addresses the dangers of the popular app Instagram and offers useful tips for how parents can help their kids use the app safely.
“Instagram is a fun app that is attractive to people of all age and teens have embraced its essence as a primary form of communication with friends,” said MamaBear president Robyn Spoto, a bona fide MamaBear with two curious, active boys of her own. “We created this blog post to help parents understand Instagram with tips to make sure their kids are using Instagram safely.”
Read the MamaBear blog post about keeping kids safe on Instagram here.
MamaBear is a cutting-edge, worry-free parenting app for Android phones and iPhones that provides family safety with a powerful set of social media monitoring tools, location and driving notifications. Since its initial launch in late 2012, MamaBear has received extensive media coverage in the U.S. and has been installed all over the world. The app is available in the Google Play Store for Android phones and in the Apple App Store for iPhones.
The makers of MamaBear Family Safety App are a group of parents, digital visionaries and experienced technology entrepreneurs with a passion for fostering family unity and worry-free parenting. Their mission is to create tools that provide parents peace of mind while giving children needed freedom. Their core values are to protect children, honor families, encourage trust and respect privacy.
The MamaBear team regularly blogs about a variety of issues affecting parents and their children, especially when it comes to family safety. Read the blog at mamabearapp.com/blog.
Learn more about the MamaBear Family Safety App at MamaBearApp.com or follow MamaBear on Facebook and Twitter.