Bark’s Annual Report

35.7% of tweens and 64.3% of teens were involved in a self-harm/suicidal situation.

—Bark’s 2022 annual report

Previous Annual Reports

The 2021 Report

See what Bark’s 2021 research uncovered about what kids are facing online.

The 2020 Report

Take a look at Bark’s 2020 research to learn how the start of the COVID-19 pandemic affected kids online.

The 2019 Report

View Bark’s 2019 research to see what key online issues children were facing that year.

See What Kids Are Facing Today

To help families learn more about the most pressing issues affecting our kids, Bark sponsored the free release of this powerful documentary.

Parent and teen talking

How to Talk With Your Child About These Issues

It can be difficult to know just how to start a conversation about tough topics like porn or suicidal ideation. Here are some ways to kick things off.

“Have you ever seen something online that upset you?”

“If you could change one thing about the internet, what would you choose?”

“What can I do to help you feel more supported?”

“What are some ways you can tell someone online isn’t who they claim to be?”

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