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Service Texts Contacts If You Don't Check In -- Eric Alvarez

Updated: Thursday, July 10 2014, 11:02 PM CDT

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Tenn. -- Your mom may have told you to text her when you get home safely, but a new technology will let her know if you don't get home safely.

Kitestring is a free service where you enter your phone number and the number of an emergency contact.

Kitestring then checks in with you via text message at a time you set in advance.

If you answer it, nothing changes, but if you don't answer it, Kitestring automatically sends an alert to the emergency contact.

Laura Dahl is a bartender at the Pub Nashville, who sometimes doesn't leave work until 4:00 a.m.

"I think it's a great idea," Dahl said. "I think people should definitely use it."

Click here to learn more about Kitestring.


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Service Texts Contacts If You Don't Check In -- Eric Alvarez

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