Qustodio digital parental control​​Available in 8 languages in over 180 countries, Qustodio digital wellbeing tools help families live and navigate smarter in an increasingly connected world. Parenting in the digital age comes with its own set of challenges, but with the right tools and support, families can help protect children from online risks, while promoting healthy habits and awareness. As children are now digital natives, parents must be digital, too.

 

As the world becomes increasingly digital, it can be difficult for families to strike a happy on—offline balance. Technology opens the door to unique relationships, connections, knowledge, and experiences, but for children and families to thrive, it must be a safe, secure space where their wellbeing is put first. Working with families to keep children safe as they enjoy the opportunities technology brings, Qustodio is the world-leading platform in online safety and digital wellbeing. Since 2012, Qustodio has provided a cross-platform solution for parents, guardians and schools, helping over 4 million families protect children from online harm.

 

Using Qustodio, families can:
● Block inappropriate content using smart filters
● Manage and balance screen time across multiple devices
● Set time limits, or entirely block, specific games and apps
● Monitor time children spend on social media
● Locate their children in real time in case of emergency

 

Backstory

In 2010, Eduardo Cruz, Josh Gabel (pictured) and Josep Gaspar were working together in cyber security. They saw the new iPhone 4 and knew that a wave of digital devices would soon enter families’ homes – bringing both huge opportunities and huge risks. They were inspired by the way new analytics tools were helping businesses capture data visually. It was then that they had the idea to use intuitive visual data to help families keep their kids safe.

 

They built their first prototype in 2011 and officially founded Qustodio in 2012 (naming it in reference to the Latin term for guardian, ‘custodia’). The initial product helped parents see what their kids were doing on their Windows computers in an easy-to-understand way. In the years since then, Qustodio has added multiple features and expanded to cover many operating systems, including iOS iPhone/iPad, Android, Mac, Kindle, and Chromebook.


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