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A new service has been unveiled that enables kids to shop online without a credit card and send purchase requests to Mom and/or Dad. Parents are notified of the potential item to be purchased, and can approve or decline the purchase, staying in control of their childs online purchasing activities. If the purchase is approved, the parent can then enter the relevant credit card information and the “BillMyParents” system completes the transaction. ideaEDGE’s Socialwise has finalized the production version of the companys “BillMyParents” payment system and is ready to go prime time. To prepare for launch, Socialwise has completed extensive testing of the “BillMyParents” youth payment system and related Application Programming Interfaces that will be integrated into popular social network applications and online e-Commerce environments. The company is launching with several leading social network application publishers/developers and online web-based casual gaming companies that cater to the teen demographic. Socialwise expects that BMP will be fully integrated with these partners within 60 days. For more information visit: “”:

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