Social Media Monitoring


When Parents Monitor Kids’ Instagram: Too Far, or a Modern Necessity?

We talk about Instagram quite a bit. The photo and now video sharing app is extremely popular and regularly controversial among parental discussions. Even though it’s known as a photo sharing app, the social media platform exemplifies the debate on children’s privacy and need for monitoring services. It’s a safe bet that the new introduction  Continue Reading »

Is the Introduction of Video from the Instagram App Dangerous for Children?

Instagram went online in 2010 and rapidly exploded into the 130 million user social media juggernaut that it is today. The popular photo app works on both Android and iOS platforms. The allure of easy photo sharing, liking photos, tagging and the unique filters and editing options make the app an endless source of social  Continue Reading »

How to Avoid Getting Bling‘ed by Social Media Sneaks

You may not be statuesque like Audrina Patridge, dashing like Orlando Bloom or wealthy like Paris Hilton, but a moment of carelessness could put you in one unfortunate category occupied by all three: crime victim. Patridge, Bloom and Hilton were among the celebrities who had their homes burglarized by the so-called Bling Ring, a group  Continue Reading »

How Can You Monitor Your Child’s Facebook Page Easily and Effectively?

It’s time consuming to monitor a child’s Facebook activity! If kids are spending 50 hrs a week on social media, parents are easily overwhelmed thumbing through the daily LOLs and happy birthdays just to get to the important stuff on their child’s Facebook page. As most social activity happens from their mobile device, it’s recommended  Continue Reading »

Is Instagram Safe For Kids?

We get a lot of questions about Instagram. “Is Instagram safe for kids?” “How old should my kid be before they use Instagram?” “How do I make sure my kids are safe on Instagram?” There’s a lot to think about with Instagram, but MamaBear has advice and information to help parents sort it all out.  Continue Reading »

Help Curb Teen Drinking and Driving with Social Media and Driving Monitor Alerts

MamaBear is helping families fight teen drinking and driving with social media and driving monitor alerts. It’s that time of year again, when the snow melts from the road and parents hand kids the keys for the first time. It’s also the season for spring break parties, prom and graduation. For many teenagers, it also  Continue Reading »

Restricted “Friends” via Social Media Tracking?

Restricted “friends” is a bit of an oxymoron, right? But, ask yourself or even your kids, how often are you “friends” with people online that you may not actually want to be friends with? Or try this scenario – your child is an actual friend with someone you may not have a great impression. With  Continue Reading »

Monitor Cyber Bullying on Social Media with the MamaBear Worry-Free Parenting App

When a parent is thinking of providing online safety to their children, bullying comes readily to mind. Bullying is a major behavioral problem most parents want to curb as soon as it occurs, but it can sometimes be difficult to identify. Social media based cyber bullying is easier for parents to keep tabs on than  Continue Reading »

Social Media Monitoring Tool – Perfect for Friday Night After-Game Parties

High school sports are a blast to watch. Especially when your kid’s team gets the win! I love seeing them light up with pride. Of course they want to celebrate with their teammates and friends so Friday night after-game parties are common. But do you ever wonder who they’ll be with and worry about celebratory  Continue Reading »

Monitor Your Kids’ Facebook and Instagram

When your children are on Facebook or Instagram, they may be exposed to people and things that they may not be ready to see. Or, they become curious, as children do, and click on something they may not have the maturity level to understand. Using tools that help you monitor your kids’ Facebook and Instagram  Continue Reading »


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