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Our school got internet with the modem router combo and I was wondering if there is any way to add filters to it eg block Facebook and WhatsApp etc ?
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You can log into it and if it has a firewall (which it will) you can add rules to block Facebook, WhatsApp and so on.
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You'll also require using enough cell jammers to cover your entire school also.

If you don't use jammers, kids will just connect using their cell networks.
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What model do you have? Chances are the answer is yes. However, the controls available might not be as granular as you're hoping for. If that's the case, then I would recommend something like a Sonicwall (make sure to get the CGSS subscription if you go this route). However, depending on what service you have is going to dictate what configuration is necessary to make it work with your router/modem combo. For example, if you have Comcast, then I would recommend making sure that you order a static IP.

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