Mom Creates App That Remotely Locks Kids' Phones Until They Call Back...

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  1. HS Cult Leader

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    Frustrated Mom Creates ‘Ignore No More’ App To Get Teen Kids To Return Calls
    August 15, 2014 1:30 PM

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    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -
    - Parents in the Tri-State and around the world can relate: Trying to reach your teen by phone, only to get ignored.

    One frustrated mom decided to do something about it.

    As CBS 2’s Alice Gainer reports, Sharon Standifird, was livid the day she called and texted her teenagers and they didn’t respond.

    Once she knew they were safe but ignoring her calls, she got an idea, Gainer reported.

    “We need to develop an app that just shuts their phone completely down and they can’t even use it,” Standifird said. “And I started — literally just started researching how to develop an app.”

    So after months of design and working with developers, “Ignore No more” was born.

    With one tap, a list of only parent-selected contacts come up. The child can call, get the password and unlock the phone.

    “Bradley needs to call me because I’m the person that has the unlock password,” Standifird said.

    “It takes away texting, it takes away the gaming, it takes away calling their friends. The child will always be able to call 911,” said Standifird.

    “So much for my daughter saying she didn’t get my text,” a woman named Deborah from Hoboken, N.J. told CBSNewYork.com. She added she loves the idea and is going to download the app.

    CBSNewYork Facebook fan Teresa said she “loves it.” Antonio commented on Facebook that he would use the app, “especially since I’m the one paying the phone bills.”

    So far, it seems the app has been a success. Standifird says her son responds to her texts and calls more quickly than he used to.

    Her son Bradley, however, likes the idea, but not for himself. “Um, well I thought it was a good idea, but for other people, not me.”

    “Ignore No More” is available only for Android phones on Google Play.
     
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    i love it. i wish i had someone to use it on.
     
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    I can think of adults I could use this on.
     
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    The dopey kids will be calling 911 for the unlock PW. :c
     
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    What about just stop paying for the kid's phone? It should be like having a company phone that you can use for personal business as well. If a business call comes in, 24/7/365, you'd better answer. A parent needs to establish the same rules, or else the phone goes.
     
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    I wish I came up with it.

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    It'll be a great device for abusive girl/boyfriends...
     
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    If you're stupid enough to get a phone plan were your partner has control of your plan, you deserve to have it locked
     
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    seems like every kid has a phone by now!
     
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    you can't be that clueless
     
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    Apple already has this with "Find My iPhone." Not only can you locate the phone, but you can lock and disable any registered phone remotely.
     
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    not if it's turned off
     
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    oh please...

    kids will have that thing cracked third day
     
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    The Jon Hein App when little kids see him it calls the cops.
     
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    This is true. I wasn't aware that this new mom app can lock the phone if turned off as well.
     
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    It doesn't say, and it's not for IPhones
     
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    Some people think victims deserve to be victimized:

    If you're stupid enough to get a phone plan were your partner has control of your plan, you deserve to have it locked
     
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    You ever see a kid turn their phone off ? Not unless the battery is dead.
    This app is a great idea.
     
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    What part don't you understand---there is no reason why any man or woman should have a phone plan that they are not a primary user on. if you have a family plan, then both people should be on it. This has nothing to do with victims of abuse, it has to do with making intelligent decisions about your finances.

    Only and idiot would have a phone plan as an adult that some other adult can shut off at their whim, unless they are their employer.
     
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