Thursday, October 17, 2013

Silver Linings with React Mobile

React Mobile was born out of a college students experience being held at gunpoint during a hostage situation. While many would take the experience and struggle with it privately for years, this student decided to take the situation and do something positive with it. Out of the situation he created and app that provides mobile security to the user.

This app, React Mobile, allows people to call for help in a unique way. With just the push of a button, GPS coordinates are sent to emergency contacts, and emails and alerts can be posted to Facebook and Twitter. With our very socially integrated society, this can be a powerful tool!

Being a woman, and even more as a mom, my safety and the safety of my children is something that I take very seriously. Just the other day, I was walking around town in the wee hours of the morning and I watched several police vehicles speed past. It got me to thinking about how I could increase my personal safety. If I had been confronted that morning, I'm not entirely sure what I would have done.

The sad fact is that we just do not know when something bad will happen. Instead of fearing the worst, we can give ourselves and our loved ones peace of mind. Parents of kids going off to college, visiting relatives, or even visiting another country (React Mobile provides support in 39 countries!) can feel more secure, knowing that if a situation arises, they can quickly call for help, alert parents and friends, and show GPS coordinates, even if they are unsure of where they are.

This can be a great parenting tool. Do you let your kids walk home from school, or go to the mall by themselves? Beginning to allow your children the freedom to be on their own a bit more can be nerve-wracking! Many parents have given their children cell phones in case of emergencies, but did you know you can also track their movements in real time with React Mobiles "Follow Me" feature? Not only will you know that they are safe, but you can also be sure that they are where they say they are!

So, you now know how great this app is and you are probably wondering just how much you are going to have to pay for it, right? The answer is:  NOTHING! The founders of React Mobile feel so strongly that everyone should have this safety feature that they are giving it away free. You can download it on iTunes or on Google Play.

What a great way to turn a negative experience into something positive that can help so many people! What would you use React Mobile for?

*This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own.


  1. I would want my daughter to have this app.

  2. I don't have a smart phone, but I agree this would be a handy app to have!

  3. Okay, I so need to download this app for my phone!!

  4. Wow that is awesome that the creators of this app are making it free. That's pretty incredible and goes to show how passionately they feel about safety for everyone. Awesome ideas about watching and making sure your kiddos are safe too - so incredibly important to every parent!

  5. Tɦis іs my first time go tօ see att hегe ɑnd
    i am in fact happy to read everthing аt οne plaсe.

    Ӎy weblog :: dining furniture ()

  6. I am in fact happy to glance at this blog posts which consists of
    plenty of helpful facts, thanks for providing such

    My site trials frontier hack

  7. After I initially commented I appear to have clicked on the
    -Notify me when new comments are added- checkbox and now each time
    a comment is added I recieve four emails with the
    same comment. Perhaps there is a way you are able to remove me from that service?

    My site :: goji berry (

  8. Howdy! I simply want to give you a huge thumbs
    up for your excellent info you have got here on this post.
    I am returning to your blog for more soon.

    Feel free to surf to my web-site; what is the best teeth whitening product

  9. Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering if you knew of any
    widgets I could add to my blog that automatically tweet my newest twitter
    updates. I've been looking for a plug-in like this for
    quite some time and was hoping maybe you would have some experience with something like this.
    Please let me know if you run into anything. I truly enjoy reading your blog and I look forward to
    your new updates.

    My site: cruise control diet book borders for restaurant menus

  10. The Britissh Online Newsaper MailOnline reported in an article, however, is
    aided by the female sex developing traits to prevent insemination.
    These appear to be the currency of romance back in the U.

    Here is my blog post - web page ()

  11. Hi there! Do you use Twitter? I'd like to follow
    you if that would be okay. I'm absolutely enjoying your
    blog and look forward to new posts.

    my web blog :: pearly penile papules are they contagious

  12. For the reason that the admin of this website is working, no hesitation very rapidly it
    will be renowned, due to its feature contents.

    Look at my web blog: frank kern obituary

  13. The bar is set high for every one of the bloggers out there.
    hillstone phone tracker

  14. Great article Lot's of information to Read...Great Man Keep Posting and update to People..Thanks The Sims Mobile Cheats