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Phone app could help kids block bullying


The recent suicide of Amanda Todd has sparked a lot of conversation in the media and among families about bullying, leaving some parents to wonder how to protect their children.

It's a type of bullying they never had to go through when they were young, the kind that happens on cell phones and through social media.

Frithjof Petscheleit, a social media consultant in Kelowna, blogs and tweets about new apps he discovers and he's found something he thinks could help.

It's called Mobiflock, and Frithjof explains how it works to Daybreak host, Chris Walker.

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