Bark helps keep more than 5.2 million children across the U.S. safe online and in real life. Founded in 2015 by
CEO (and dad of two) Brian Bason, Bark monitors online activities for potential issues like cyberbullying,
sexual predators, adult content, depression, acts of violence, suicidal ideation, and more.
Our award-winning technology monitors text messages, emails, YouTube, and 30+ social media platforms, sending
timely alerts to parents and guardians. Bark stands out from other solutions by providing a digital safety net
that’s more effective and efficient than manual spot-checking while simultaneously preserving children’s privacy.
You don’t get access to everything — Bark only sends alerts when it detects potentially concerning issues.
After the tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida, Bark decided to extend its services to all K-12 public and
private schools in the U.S. — at no cost to them or their communities. Offering content monitoring, web filtering,
and a Parent Portal for after-hours alerts, Bark for Schools
is trusted by more than 2,100 districts to help protect students from digital dangers.