It’s safe to guess that just as many moms have a smartphone in their purse as they do a half gallon of milk in the fridge. Which makes smartphones a smart place to post about missing children. Stephen Fern, founder of the app Lost Kidz knows first hand how terrifying it can be when you realize your child has wondered off. While traveling in France, one of Fern’s six children went missing for 25 minutes. They found him unharmed, but from that incident the idea for Lost Kidz was born. With Lost Kidz, the moment you realize your child is missing, you launch the app on your phone and send out an alert. Read the full story at Mashable.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.