The Bark Blog

February 22, 2024

5 Must-Have Health Apps for Teens 

Most teenagers have a lot on their plate — never-ending school assignments, extracurriculars, part-time jobs, ...

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Burner Phones 101: What Parents Should Know

If you’ve ever watched a movie featuring a character that throws away a cheap cell ...

February 21, 2024

Ask Titania: Is There a Way to Slowly Work Up to Social Media?

Dear Titania, My 14-year-old doesn’t have any social media (we want to wait as long ...

February 16, 2024

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Bark’s Unique Approach to Your Child’s Privacy

It’s a simple fact of nature: Kids will eventually want more privacy as they get ...

February 14, 2024

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How to Talk About Deepfakes with Your Child

Deepfakes — or computer-generated videos of humans with real or partly real features — are a growing ...

February 08, 2024

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Five Things Parents Need to Know About Group Chats

We can all probably agree that group chats are one of the most convenient parts ...

February 08, 2024

Bark helps families manage and protect their children’s digital lives.

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Ask Titania: Am I a Horrible Parent for Relying on Screens Sometimes?

Dear Titania, The other evening, my husband and I were just absolutely exhausted after grueling ...

February 02, 2024

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Why Are Some Tweens Developing 12-Step Skin Care Routines?

In the ‘80s and ‘90s, our choices for skin care products were pretty limited — stinging ...

January 30, 2024

8 Eye-Opening Stats from Bark’s 2023 Annual Report

Every year, we analyze how often kids encounter or engage in concerning conversations. Last year, ...

January 26, 2024

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5 Things Families Need to Know About Making the Switch from iPhone to Android

In a world dominated by smartphones, the choice between iPhone and Android has become a ...

January 24, 2024

What are the Safest Gaming Consoles for Kids?

Video games are an undeniably entertaining pastime, not just for kids but for all ages! It’s ...

January 18, 2024

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The Best Drawing Tablets and Apps for Teens

One of the best things about technology is the art we can make with it! ...

January 16, 2024

Ask Titania: Why Exactly Are iPhones So Unsafe for Kids?

Dear Titania, We’re an Apple family through and through, but I’ve been hearing about how ...

January 12, 2024

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5 Common Myths Parents May Believe About Human Trafficking

Human trafficking, sex trafficking, child trafficking — these are all terms that can refer to the ...

January 09, 2024

The Pros and Cons of Social Media for Kids

If there’s one question every parent has to answer, it’s this: Are you going to ...

January 05, 2024

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The Ultimate Guide to Podcasts for Kids: Our Top Picks For All Ages

With all the different forms of entertainment available to kids nowadays, podcasts can easily get ...

January 03, 2024

Bark’s 2023 End-of-Year Review

2023 was a wild ride here at Bark, and as we close out the year, ...

December 28, 2023

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