The Bark Blog

September 20, 2021

Family Movies on Netflix You Definitely Need to Queue Up

Right now, there are so many different awesome streaming services to choose from, it can …

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Traditional Bullying vs. Cyberbullying

Traditional bullying vs. cyberbullying — you probably think they’re fairly similar, but for today’s kids, the …

September 16, 2021

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iOS 15: What Parents Need to Know About Apple’s Latest Update

iOS 15 has officially been announced! Apple released their preview of all the new changes …

September 14, 2021

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10 Books for Teens and Tweens Sure to Turn Any Kid Into a Bookworm

There’s a lot of entertainment out there competing for a kid’s attention these days — from …

September 10, 2021

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Gmail for Kids: Everything Parents and Families Need to Know

Remember your very first email account? Odds are, you probably used AOL, Hotmail, or Yahoo. …

September 02, 2021

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6 Parenting Skills That Weren’t Needed Before the Internet

Between Snapchat discussions, screen time debates, and the latest tech devices that enter your house, …

September 01, 2021

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

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Android Parental Control Settings: How to Help Protect Your Child Online

Androids make great first phones for kids, and there are a ton of models for …

August 27, 2021

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Yik Yak, the Dangerous Anonymous Chatting App, Is Back

Comments sections on social media platforms can be scary, hateful, and aggressive places — and …

August 16, 2021

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Google Adds New Safe Search Changes, YouTube Updates, and More

On August 10, Google announced a suite of updates designed to protect kids using their …

August 11, 2021

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What Is Catfishing? The Dangers of Fake Online Identities

Catfishing is a colorful term for an activity that’s been around as long as there’s …

August 03, 2021

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What Is Anime? An Introduction for Parents and Families

If you’ve ever watched Sailor Moon or played Pokemon Go (remember when that app took …

July 28, 2021

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Internet Safety for Kids: Getting Your Child on Board with Bark

If you’ve tried talking about Bark with your kids and didn’t get very far, not …

July 23, 2021

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What Is Creepypasta? Scary Stories Kids Read on the Internet

Do you remember reading the Fear Street books when you were growing up? How about …

July 19, 2021

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Conversation Starters For Kids That Will Help Bring Your Family Closer

In the hustle and bustle of your day-to-day life raising kids, it can be easy …

July 12, 2021

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How to Stop Spam Texts: An Easy, Helpful Crash Course

In the ‘90s, we dealt with telemarketers calling the family cordless phone in the middle …

July 01, 2021

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Schedule Summer Fun With Bark’s Brand-New Screen Time Features

At Bark, we’re constantly working to make our product better and more useful for families. …

June 29, 2021

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What is Fan Fiction? Here’s Why Kids Are Going Wild for Online Stories

Have you ever wished that there were more episodes of The Office? Or that more …

June 16, 2021

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