PATHWAY TO UNDERSTAND
'Parental Control' is the concept that encompasses all the tools that allow parents to monitor and / or
limit the use that an iKid makes of the devices, in terms of time, content or access. We can review your
browsing histories, use apps that turn our mobile into a mirror of yours to receive the same messages,
download apps that turn off mobile phones or limit websites, configure tablets so that they do not
connect at night, use accounts user so that they don't download what they want. It depends on your
iKids, your family, you. Thinking that technological 'parental control' will solve all problems is a
problem. And thinking that it is useless is also a problem. Let's review:
8 WAYS TO UNDERSTAND 'PARENTAL CONTROL'
1. Parental control software in the computer's operating system
Both Microsoft Windows & Apple Mac OS include parental control packages. Each user must have their
profile created and it is a way to control Internet browsing and block access to inappropriate content. Get
something, but it's not a miracle, so option B is worth having. In addition, by exercising control only over
the computers that have the software installed, children can access the Internet with mobile devices.
2. Computer control software
They are the classic programs, protection packages against "Internet dangers". Sometimes anti-
malware or antivirus incorporates parental controls. And vice versa. You can block websites, set screen
time limits, control online and social media activity, monitor chat conversations or receive a summary
of iKid's online life. The classics: Kaspersky and Protegent360 Total Security Software (which I
especially like) or McAfee, Safe Eyes from McAfee / Intel and Panda, for example.
This possibility is in growing demand. The reason: iKids are more connected to the Internet through
tablets and smartphones than through computers. They are usually applications that track text
messages, calls, photos, that manage filters and control the