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What Tweens Might Be Hiding In Their Phones

While they may not be doing anything suspect, most tweens do have things hidden from their parents on their phones. | August 25, 2021

Keeping Your Kids Safe Online as They Head Back to School

With kids going back to school, it’s important to monitor what apps they’re using and how to protect them from dangers online.

Fox 43 Lancaster, PA | August 24, 2021

Their Young Kids are Internet Sensations. It’s Helping Them Save for College.

Influencing has become a way some parents can save for their children’s future college tuition and teach them invaluable skills.

NBC News | July 31, 2021

4 Back-to-School Smartphone Alternatives to Keep In Touch With Your Kids

From smart watches they’ll never lose to phones with age-appropriate apps, these devices let kids keep in touch without turning them into screentime zombies

The Wall Street Journal | July 29, 2021

Instagram’s Privacy Changes: Will They Actually Keep Creepy Adults Away from Young Users?

Facing an onslaught of ongoing criticism, Facebook said that it’s taking several steps to make Instagram safer and private for teens.

USA Today | July 27, 2021

Parents Say There Doesn’t Need To Be A Kid-Only Instagram, Just A Kid-Friendlier One

Bark’s experts weigh in on one of the most controversial topics in big tech

NPR | June 1, 2021

Instagram for kids? Facebook urged to scrap plans as more than 180,000 sign petitions against it

Instagram for kids creator faces backlash from safety orgs

USA Today | May 26, 2021

Should encryption be curbed to combat child abuse?

Bark CEO, Brian Bason talks with BBC about encryption and online safety

BBC | May 18, 2021

11 Best Educational YouTube Channels for Kids

Bark’s recommendations for top educational YouTube channels | May 11, 2021

Big tech can’t keep our kids safe, so the platforms need to at least make it easier for parents to protect their children online

The biggest challenges our kids face — rising teen/tween suicide, mental health issues, online predators, and bullying — are all buried within the content of their messages

Business Insider | April 7, 2021