About the Entrepreneur
Mitch McManaman started his first entrepreneurial venture in high school when he opened a lawn care company. After high school, he attended the University of Florida to earn a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree, he continued his education and entrepreneurial journey by attending the University of Florida’s Master’s in Entrepreneurship program.
The internet has revolutionized the way that people communicate around the world by becoming the most preferred tool for communication. The use of the internet has exponentially increased since it was first invented (pictured to right). There are now approximately 3.4 billion internet users worldwide. Every day on …show more content…
One in 16 have been exposed to hardcore pornography.
- One in 12 have exchanged messages with sexual content to other people, while one in 25 have sent graphic photos of themselves.
- 25% of children get away with pretending to be older to get an account online.
- 5% children admitted arranging a secret meeting with someone they met online.
- 29% of parents let their kids use the internet without any restrictions or supervision. (Offenbacher)
Monitoring internet usage could be useful for both families and businesses. In business, it is useful to track employee’s internet history to ensure productivity. A study found that the amount of employers that are monitoring employee internet usage is 66% and this number is rising ("The Rise of Workplace Spying”).
Search Alert will create the infrastructure to classify websites into different categories. Next, we will develop a mobile application that will be installed on the “child devices.” Search Alert will then send internet browsing reports to the “parent device.” The “child devices” are the devices being monitored by the parent device. (Illustrated below - Arrows represent internet browsing history being sent to parent