February 7, is the 20th annual Safer Internet Day. This year’s theme is “Together for a better internet” and it focuses on making the internet a safer and better place for everyone -especially children and young people. Verizon has the tools you need to monitor all aspects of your kids’ device usage and keep them safe.
Verizon Smart Family
The Verizon Smart Family app gives you tools to help monitor your kids’ tech use, location, and more. It gives you peace of mind to know they’re safe and it gives them the freedom of having their own device.
See what content and websites they’re viewing
Set content filters to block out certain sites, apps, and features until your kid is ready
Monitor screen time and pause internet access on their device during certain hours
Set data limits
Manage text and calls, plus block and approve contacts
Track their location on their device, plus get alerts when they arrive at their destination
Get real-time alerts when they visit a suspicious website or app
Try it free for 30 days, then pay $9.99/mo after for Smart Family Premium, or $4.99/mo for Smart Family. Learn more.
If you’re interested in signing up for Verizon Smart Family, visit a TCC store near you.
If you’d like to learn more about Safer Internet Day and what else you can do to help, visit their official website here. Check out their resource page here for topics you can discuss with your kids to promote safer internet usage all year long.