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Best Spy Apps to Protect Children from Harmful Content

Modern children have access to mobile devices even as young as eight years old. The devices provide opportunities for education and entertainment to children of all agIt is impossible, however, to keep an eye on your child’s online activities 24/7.ble. You should not ignore it or keep them away from the internet, however. What about Snapchat? That shouldn’t be an issue anymore. How can you protect your child from inappropriate content? That is a pressing concern. With the best parental control apps, you can protect your child from harmful content. Here are four spy apps to help protect your child from inappropriate exposure:

Net Nanny

Parents can block access across various addresses with Net Nanny’s web filtering feature, which analyzes websites and blocks them. This includes apps, which prevent your child from accessing information they aren’t ready to explore. By blocking or allowing access, you can protect the privacy of your child. It can even provide notifications whenever your child visits a site that contains potentially inappropriate content, like pornographic material.

Net Nanny provides such features so that you can supervise your child’s online activities, keeping them away from harmful content. Furthermore, the app provides a number of features that make it a great option, including the ability to set screen time and monitor devices’ physical and virtual locations.


Is your child addicted to playing video games? Your child will not be exposed to harmful content with Qustodio because it blocks games and other apps. Moreover, it filters websites and gives parents a comprehensive solution against harmful content. There is more to Qustodio’s dashboard, including the ability to limit screen time and track location.


Parental control app OurPact is among the most innovative on the market. This app allows users to establish rules for which apps are educational and which ones are entertainment. Filtering and blocking apps become easier. Inappropriate web content is also filtered and blocked. Its innovative scheduling feature makes it stand out. If you do this, your child will only be allowed to interact with specific content at certain times when you fully or partially block an app. You can, for example, allow the child to use social media at all times during the weekend, but block it during school hours. Limiting distractions shapes healthy habits regarding device usage.

Norton Family

Norton Family not only blocks harmful content but also gives you insights into how your child is spending his or her time online. If your child accesses blocked websites, you receive an alert. Taking advantage of this will empower them to become responsible digital citizens by addressing their curiosities. The app allows you to monitor your child’s activities across various devices, including phones, tablets, laptops, and desktops, making parental control more manageable.

You can choose from a wide range of spy apps in the spy app world, including household names like Mspy and Bark as well as new and innovative ones appearing daily. In the end, you want an app that allows seamless filtering and blocking as you browse through the choices. Budget is also an important factor. You can ensure you only pay for an app that meets your expectations by taking advantage of the majority’s free trial period.

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