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Passcode Can parental spyware keep kids safe online?

Some law enforcement officials says it won't – and are discouraging parents from relying on a growing number of smartphone surveillance apps to guard against bullying and sexual predators.

Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

For parents concerned about what's happening on their kids' smartphones, there are a growing number of apps for monitoring children's digital lives. 

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