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‘Ignore No More’ App Makes Sure Parents Can Get in Touch With Their Kids

Ignore No More

Tired of her kids ignoring her phone calls, this Texas mom taught herself how to develop an app and created “Ignore No More.” “We need to develop an app that just shuts their phone completely down and they can’t even use it,” Sharon Standifird, a mother of two, told ABC 13. “I got on the Internet and I literally just started researching how to develop an app.” Once parents install the app, they will be able to take control of their children’s smartphones when they believe their phone calls or messages are being ignored. The app’s Web site claims that all parents need to do is put in their kid’s names and enter a four-digit code, and the kid’s smartphone will be immediately locked. Kids won’t be able to play games, access the Internet or call anybody else unless they return an ignored call or message from their parents.

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Shelly Palmer is the host of Fox Television’s "Shelly Palmer Digital Living" television show about living and working in a digital world. He is Fox 5′s (WNYW-TV New York) Tech Expert and the host of United Stations Radio Network’s, MediaBytes, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment.