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Houston mom created an
app that prevents teens
from ignoring calls

Washington Post, by Jiaxi Lu

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 8/18/2014 10:18:22 PM

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

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: horacer, 8/18/2014 10:24:40 PM     (No. 9971233)

It´s a great idea once she works the bugs out. I always found threatening to take the phone away worked.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: smcchk, 8/18/2014 10:25:20 PM     (No. 9971235)

Mom, take away the little brat´s phone for a week when he/she won´t answer your calls. It is your phone (see phone bill, if in doubt). No technology needed. P.S. They never seem to ignore a text.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: eiobx, 8/19/2014 12:31:09 AM     (No. 9971300)

Spied on my kids and glad I did...good for her.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: thelmalou, 8/19/2014 3:27:15 AM     (No. 9971355)

I´m with #2, but hey, this works, too. Good for you, mom!


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