Culture & Media

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5 Must-Have Health Apps for Teens 

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

February 22, 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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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

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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

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5 Teen Slang Words to Look Out For in 2024

The language experts over at Oxford recently declared “rizz” their word of the year for ...

December 19, 2023

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Social Media & Disordered Eating: What Parents Need to Know

In today's digital age, where social media influences every facet of our lives, the impact ...

December 06, 2023

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Must-Read Books That Teens Will Actually Enjoy

No matter how inundated we are with social media, video games, and TV shows, nothing ...

November 22, 2023

The Bark Phone Named One of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2023

This week, the Bark team was thrilled — and simultaneously humbled and honored — to learn that ...

October 26, 2023

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Best Gifts for Teens: Bark’s 2023 Holiday Gift Guide

With the holidays just around the corner, parents are already racking their brains for what ...

October 24, 2023

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Our Top Picks for Educational YouTube Channels

You can probably think back to your childhood and recall your favorite actors/actresses, movie stars, ...

October 12, 2023

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