Many parents take an all-or-nothing approach when their kids are old enough to start using the internet. Some parents prevent their kids from using phones and tablets entirely until they’re older. Others let their kids go online without any restrictions.
We believe there's a middle path. Teaching your kids how to use the internet safely and responsibly goes beyond just blocking them from accessing certain sites or apps. The same way that you wouldn't have your kids go from being passengers in a car to driving it, we believe there's a period of time where parents should be actively engaged in helping their kids navigate the content and people they engage with on Google, YouTube and social media.
This starts with giving parents visibility and insight into what their kids are doing online. Kids are spending, on average, 5.5 hours a day on digital devices — and most parents don’t know what their kids are encountering during this time.
Enter the BrightCanary app. Our app keeps parents informed of the content kids are consuming online and the people they’re chatting with, all in one easy-to-use dashboard. We use natural language processing and machine learning models (that’s AI!) to give parents a snapshot of their kids’ daily digital habits, and we flag any concerning content so families can chat about important topics together — before they become a problem.
Unlike the other solutions currently available, BrightCanary is only installed on the parent's phone. No other software or apps are required on any other devices (not even your child’s).
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