Movies, TV, Music, Video Games, & Book Safety:
Focus on the Family’s pluggedin.com provides reviews and information on popular movies, TV shows, music, video games, and books. They have a website, along with a YouTube channel where you can find reviews and blog posts on these topics you and your kids might be interested in! They also have an app available for both Android and iPhone called “Plugged In”. Click here to view more information on Plugged In.
Internet Safety Programs for Browsing:
Net Nanny features parental controls, internet filters, pornography blocking, time management, profanity masking, social media monitoring, alerts, and reporting. It is available for iOS and Android. Click here to view an informational video on the program.
Forcefield allows you to turn off apps, games, and social networks on demand. or on a set schedule. The program also includes safe browsing control for google search and restricted YouTube mode. It also sends a daily activity report and provides a pre-approved library of websites and apps! Forcefield is available for both Android and iPhone. Click here to view an informational video on the program.
Covenant Eyes is specifically designed to help individuals avoid and overcome pornography. The program is installed on all electronic devices to monitor and block websites you want to avoid. Covenant Eyes also encourages an accountability partner, a report is sent to the accountability partner rating each website based on the content. This encourages honesty and conversations to help you overcome or realize what you’re really looking at. Click here to view an informational video on the program.