‘Breaking the Silence’: Bullying looks a lot different today than in the past

KATU 2| APRIL 12, 2019

Titania Jordan, Bark’s Chief Parent Officer, is quoted in the second installment of “Breaking the Silence.” In this special segment, Titania Jordan, Bark’s CMO, discusses the prevalence of cyberbullying among teens and tweens.

Using Tech to Protect Our Youth with Titania Jordan, Bark US

TALK DIGITAL TO ME PODCAST | APRIL 12, 2019

In this episode, Nicole and Titania explore how Bark has been used to prevent cyberbullying and school shootings. Titania Jordan is the CMO and Chief Parent Officer of Bark.us, an internet safety solution that helps parents and schools keep children safer across social media, text messaging, and email.

‘Breaking the Silence’: Relationship between bullying and suicide is complicated

KATU 2 | APRIL 8, 2019

Titania Jordan, Bark’s Chief Parent Officer, is quoted in this special segment from KatU News called “Breaking the Silence.” The project is an effort to raise awareness and stop the stigma surrounding suicide. Titania discusses the prevalence of cyberbullying among teens and tweens.

Bark: An Award-Winning App Alerts Parents When It Discovers Their Children Sexting or Engaging in Potentially Harmful Behavior

DATING NEWS | APRIL 3, 2019

Dating News explains that through a machine learning algorithm, both Bark and Bark for Schools can identify curse words, sexually explicit language, threats of violence, and other warning signs to alert parents when their children are experiencing danger online.

High school students design technologies to thwart an active shooter

FOX NEWS | APRIL 3, 2019

Titania Jordan, Bark’s Chief Parent Officer, is quoted in this article about how incorporating new technology into schools could impede an active shooter.

Father finds stranger hiding in closet

CLICK 2 HOUSTON | APRIL 9, 2019

A Houston man was found hiding in a closet after showing up uninvited to a 12-year-old girl’s apartment for sex, according to court documents. Crime Stoppers recommends that parents download Bark to prevent situations similar to this one from happening again.

My Job Helping Sexually Abused Kids Was Making It Hard to Be Healthy for My Own Children

WORKING MOTHER |  MARCH 28, 2019

Lisa Thee, Bark’s VP of Strategic Partnerships, shares her journey from working with sexually abused children led her on a path that brought her to Bark.

Georgians Ask House for Study on Cyber-Bullying Law

INFO SECURITY | MARCH 26, 2019

Titania Jordan, Bark’s CPO, testified before a Georgia House committee in support of HR 553, which would create a House study committee on cyber-bullying.

New App Aims to Stop Harmful Activity Online

KRON 4 | MARCH 19, 2019

Titania Jordan, Bark’s CPO, speaks with KRON to explain why Bark was created and how it works.  She also addresses safety concerns regarding use of the app.

How to Balance Kids Online Safety With Their Tech Savvy

STUDIO 5 | MARCH 18, 2019

Lisa Thee, VP of Strategic Partnerships at Bark, shares how to balance your kids’ online safety with their tech know how.

The Hottest Chat App for Teens Is … Google Docs

THE ATLANTIC | MARCH 14, 2019

In a piece about the ways kids are using Google Docs to get communicate with each other, The Atlantic references a blog post written by Bark on the same topic.

Kids Are Using Google Docs to Bully Each Other and Chat in Secret

PARENTS | MARCH 11, 2019

Parents.com uncovers the unique ways kids are using Google Docs to chat with their friends (and even bully one another) when their parents might think they are doing school work. The article recommends parents use Bark to monitor their children online.

Kids Are Using Google Docs to Bully Each Other and Chat in Secret

YAHOO LIFESTYLE | MARCH 11, 2019

Yahoo Lifestyle covers how students are using Google Docs to gang up on each other. The article quotes Bark’s blog about the topic..

Digital Trends Live: Apple’s March event, Huawei 5G concerns, and SXSW coverage

DIGITAL TRENDS | MARCH 12, 2019

Titania Jordan, Bark’s CPO, shares tips for parents when giving their child their first smartphone and access to the internet. She also explains how Bark works and how Bark helps keep kids safer online.

How Kids Are Using Google Docs to Bully Each Other

LIFE HACKER | MARCH 7, 2019

LifeHacker shares how kids are using Google Docs to communicate with each other as a workaround to social media. The article highlights the dangers that come along with it and how Bark can help alert parents to potential issues.

App allows parents to monitor kids’ digital lives while also allowing privacy

KATU2 | FEBRUARY 27, 2019

KATU2 highlights Bark and how parents can use Bark to monitor their children online and keep them safer while still allowing the children to maintain a level of privacy.

How to Talk to Your Teen About Sexting

HOW STUFF WORKS | FEBRUARY 27, 2019

Titania Jordan, CPO of Bark, shares tips for how to talk to your teen about the dangers and risks that come with sexting.

Making Mobile Phone Use Safer for Kids With Bark

FOX 47 NEWS | FEBRUARY 25, 2019

FOX 47 News had the chance to speak with Titania Jordan, Chief Parenting Officer of Bark about the product at the Dad 2.0 Summit in San Antonio, Texas.

Can artificial intelligence prevent the next Parkland shooting?

USA TODAY | FEBRUARY 14, 2019

Titania Jordan, Bark’s CPO, shares how Bark is providing a free solution for schools to monitor students on school-issued devices and accounts.

CyberSafe Parent Week: Online monitoring apps for parents

NEWS8 | FEBRUARY 7, 2019

In a segment on ways parents can keep their children safe online, Bark’s creative director, Roo Ciambriello, shares how Bark can help parents monitor their children online.

The Urban Dictionary for Parents (Abridged)

RED TRICYCLE | JANUARY 11, 2019

Titania Jordan, Bark’s CPO, shares some translations of current popular teen slang terms.

More than half of kids ages 8-12 experience cyberbullying: Report

CENTRAL PENN PARENT | JANUARY 18, 2019

Bark’s 2018 Children & Teen Cyber Fact Sheet provides a collection of data analyzed from over 900 million messages across texts, email, social media, and school-issued Google and Microsoft accounts of 2.6 million children ages 8-17.

 

How to Stay Safe on Social Media

GOOD MORNING SAN DIEGO | JANUARY 5, 2019

Youtuber and Video Consultant, Owen Video, shares his top tips for safety on social media.  He discusses the importance of parents monitoring their children’s devices and highly recommends the use of Bark.

Bark for Schools

ATLANTA CW | JANUARY 6, 2019

Titania Jordan, CPO of Bark, discusses the work Bark for Schools is doing to protect children in schools.

How to Encourage Positive Social Media Experience for Kids After Rash of Sex Crimes

WNCT9 | JANUARY 4, 2019

This article discusses the importance of communicating with your children about the dangers of meeting with people they only know online. Bark is recommended to parents as a way to monitor your children’s use of social media and the internet.

Bark App Aims to Keep Children Safe Online

YAHOO FINANCE | DECEMBER 26, 2018

Titania Jordan, CPO of Bark, Skypes in with Yahoo Finance’s Brian Sozzi, Brian Cheung, and Heidi Chung to discuss how Bark helps to monitor children’s online activity, keeping them safe and free of digital threats.

Christmas Tech Tips for Kids

EYEWITNESS NEWS WBRE WYOU | DECEMBER 25, 2018

Titania Jordan, CPO of Bark, shares tips for helping set up your child’s new (or first) device this holiday season.

11 Best Apps for Parents to Monitor Their Kids

PARENTS | DECEMBER 19, 2018

Parents.com lists Bark as one of the 11 best apps for parents to use while monitoring their kids.

How to Help Your Kid Shake the Holiday Blues

RED TRICYCLE | DECEMBER 19, 2018

Titania Jordan, CPO of Bark, offers up tips and tricks for helping your child avoid the holiday blues.

 

Bark // Predictive Software for Keeping Children Safe Online

UPSIDE PODCAST | DECEMBER 19, 2018

Titania Jordan, CPO of Bark, speaks with the hosts of Upside – The Business Growth Podcast about the successes of Bark.

The Quiet Success Of Safe Schools Advocates

ROMPER| DECEMBER 14, 2018

Titania Jordan, CPO of Bark, and Michele Gay, the founder of Safe and Sound Schools, share how community-based solutions (like Bark) to school violence can help prevent incidents.

Sandy Hook Anniversary: Her Daughter Was Killed During Shooting, Now She's Empowering Schools To Stop The Next One

NEWSWEEK | DECEMBER 14, 2018

Titania Jordan, CPO of Bark, and Michele Gay, the founder of Safe and Sound Schools, are profiled in this powerful article and share how Bark empowers and helps give schools the tools they need to not be sitting ducks.

 

Must-have Apps for Parents this Holiday Season

DOWNLOAD | DECEMBER 7, 2018

This piece on apps for parents this holiday season includes Bark as a great app to keep tabs on where your kids are.

Monitoring Your Child's Use of Technology

GOOD MORNING CONNECTICUT | DECEMBER 13, 2018

Bark ambassador Chrissy discusses the benefits of using Bark to monitor your child’s use of technology

Making Schools Safer with Bark for Schools

CHEDDAR | December 7, 2018

After losing a daughter in the Sandy Hook tragedy, Michele Gay founded Safe and Sound Schools. Now she’s partnering with tech company Bark to develop the initiative. Gay joins Cheddar alongside Bark’s chief parenting officer, Titania Jordan.

Unlocking the Secret Phone Codes Used by Teens

BOSTON 25 NEWS | DECEMBER 5, 2018

As much as we all enjoy the internet and can’t imagine our lives without it, as parents, we all feel a bit uneasy about it, too. With the world at our kids’ fingertips through the use of smartphones and other internet-based devices, sometimes, it feels like our hands are tied when it comes to protecting our kids from the dangers of the internet. Titania Jordan, CPO of Bark, shares insights on how to best protect your children from these dangers.

The Working Mother’s Mentor Podcast

DECEMBER 5, 2018

Titania shares about her role as Chief Parenting Officer and Chief Marketing Officer of Bark and about her career journey that led her from radio to starting her own marketing agency.

Buying Your Kid a Phone for the Holidays? Here’s What You Need to Know

RED TRICYCLE | NOVEMBER 29, 2018

Bark’s CPO, Titania Jordan, shares tips and important information that every parent should know when purchasing their child’s first device this holiday season.

When Your Child is the Bully

RED TRICYCLE | NOVEMBER 16, 2018

Bark’s CPO, Titania Jordan, shares some insight on what to do if you find out your child is a bully, how to address it, and ways to help.

Teen Sexting

WSB-TV ATLANTA | NOVEMBER 15, 2018

In a segment on teen sexting, Bark is listed as the recommended app to monitor your children online.

 

New App Aims to Keep Kids Safe Online

YAHOO FINANCE | NOVEMBER 21, 2018

Bark’s CEO, Brian Bason, appeared on Yahoo! Finance Midday Movers to discuss how Bark’s new award-winning service can monitor text messaging to social media and can automatically alert parents with signs of cyberbullying, predators and more.

Take 3: New Parenting Apps for Those With Toddlers, Teens and In-betweens

SHIBANI ON TECH | OCTOBER 27, 2018 

3 new parenting apps you will want to make room for on your home screen: A better way to hire a better babysitter; A savvier way to monitor kids’ online activity; and a new way to digitize kids’ artwork. Bark is listed first as a “savvier (and more respectful) way to monitor your kids’ digital lives”

District implements new system to monitor online student activity

SCOT SCOOP | NOVEMBER 6, 2018

Scot Scoop, a paper run by students of Carlmont High School, covered Bark in their article “District implements new system to monitor online student activity”. Their Principal Ralph Crame and Administrative Vice Prinicipal Grant Steunenberg discuss Bark and its effects on the school..

The Parental Monitoring Tool Helping Save Kids Lives

THE OPENING BELL WITH STEVE GRZANICH | OCTOBER 31, 2018 

Titania, Bark’s CPO, was featured on The Opening Bell to discuss Bark, how it works, and why it is a necessary tool for all parents. Titania also discusses Bark’s “The Ultimate Parent Guide to YouTube.”

How Parents and Schools Can Work Together to Prevent Cyberbullying

THE JENNY MCCARTHY SHOW | OCTOBER 9, 2018

During the segment, Titania, CPO of Bark, discussed how Bark and Bark for Schools are used, how parents & schools can download and the dangerous incidents they have helped to prevent to date. Additionally, Titania discusses what parents should do if their child is bullying others, and the rising rates of mental health issues in teens.

Stop Cyberbullying Now With Tips for Teens

GRITDAILY | OCTOBER 8. 2018

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Here’s why social media depresses you, according to Kanye West and actual experts

METRO | OCTOBER 1, 2018

“Social media is a filtered, curated portrayal of our peers’ lives and a sharp contrast to actual life,” Titania Jordan, Chief Parenting Officer of Bark, told Metro. “Photos of your friends have been airbrushed to add tans, blur cellulite, and remove stretch marks. This generation is feeling the brunt of ‘The Comparison Trap’ without being given the necessary perspective to see the entire picture.”

 

Keeping Your Child Safe On Social Media With Bark

INTO TOMORROW | SEPTEMBER 21, 2018

During the segment, Titania Jordan, Bark’s CPO, notes that Bark monitors for dangerous digital content in regards to cyberbullying, sexting, sexual content, self-harm, suicide, mental health and more and will send an alert to parents via text or email with best recommended next steps to address the issue at hand.

How Technology Can Help You Detect and Prevent Suicidal Behaviors in Your Child

CBN NEWS | SEPTEMBER 12, 2018

Titania Jordan, Bark CPO, discusses what the Bark app is and how it uses advanced technology to alert parents to potential dangerous/concerning activity on their children’s devices. In the segment, Titania also shares warning signs parents should look out for in relation to their children’s mental health.

Ways to Keep Kids Safe While Online

PA LIVE | SEPTEMBER 5, 2018

In today’s digital age, children’s exposure to the internet is inevitable.  Chief Parenting Officer at Bark, Titania Jordan is here to discuss tips, tricks, and the latest ways to keep kids safe while online, using social media, or text messaging.

Bark With Titania Jordan

FOX 4 NEWS | SEPTEMBER 4, 2018

Protecting kids from digital dangers with Titania Jordan.

Protecting kids from online dangers

GREAT DAY TB | AUGUST 31, 2018

In today’s digital age, children’s exposure to the internet is inevitable. So how do parents protect them from perils such as online predators, cyberbullying, sexual content, and threats of violence? CPO at Bark, Titania Jordan discusses tips, tricks, and the latest ways to keep kids safe while online, using social media, or text messaging.

Bark brings in $9M to help parents track their kids’ online activity

TECH CRUNCH | AUGUST 28, 2018

Not to be confused with a dog-walking startup, Bark is a watchdog for kids’ and teens’ internet security. Today, it announces a $9 million Series A led by Signal Peak Ventures, with participation from Two Sigma Ventures, Symmetrical Ventures, Fuel Capital, Hallett Capital and Atlanta Seed Company.

Bark raises $9 million for AI that keeps kids safe online

VENTUREBEAT | AUGUST 28, 2018

Bark scans the content of kids’ phones and messages — even private messages. But it uses OAuth to connect social media accounts, meaning parents can deny it permission to access sensitive personal information, and Bark says it doesn’t store data on its servers.

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How Bark helps parents keep kids safe online

CNBC | AUGUST 27, 2018

Titania Jordan, Bark CPO explains how parents can monitor their children’s internet and social media habits.

The New Slenderman Is a Japanese Monster Named Momo and He’s Taking Over YouTube

DAILY BEAST | AUGUST 16, 2018

The Momo challenge first became popular in South America, according to Titania Jordan, the chief marketing officer at anti-cyberbullying company Bark.Us.

Protecting children from the viral 'Momo challenge' on WhatsApp

FOX BUSINESS | AUGUST 14, 2018

During the live segment, Titania explained what the MOMO Challenge is, how children can view it and how a young girl took her own life after viewing the challenge. Titania also discussed warning signs that parents can look out for that may indicate they are participating in dangerous online activities, and how apps like Bark can help parents stay on top of online challenges like these.

Leading Internet Safety App Bark Announces Their Expansion to Office 365 Accounts in Schools Nationwide

PR NEWSWIRE | AUGUST 13, 2018

Originally launched in February 2018 for schools using Google G Suite, Bark for Schools is available at no cost to all schools nationwide, and currently monitors over 1.7 million students.

FBI Investigates After Olive Branch Teen’s Parents Say He Was Lured on Video Game App

LOCAL MEMPHIS | AUGUST 6, 2018

According to the family, police say the teen was lured away from home by a person he met on a video gaming messaging app called “Discord.”

Dr. Drew Midday Live — Titania Jordan on Internet Safety Solutions

DR. DREW PODCAST | AUGUST 1, 2018

During the segment, Titania, CPO of Bark.us, discussed what Bark is and how parents can use it to monitor their children’s online activity. Titania also discussed a recent study that shows that depressed teens can be comforted by social media, as well as Bark’s own findings from the almost 1 billion messages analyzed. Titania’s segment begins at the 19 minute mark.

3 tech experts share how they monitor their own kids online

KSL | JULY 27, 2018

Here is advice from three tech experts with three different methods of monitoring their kids online.

Kids Decoded: Secret Apps

COLORADO PARENT | JULY 24, 2018

Titania Jordan, CPO of Bark.us, discusses how parents can stay on top of the growing list of apps children are hiding from their parents. Here are 3 steps to take when discovering hidden apps on your child’s phone.

Back to School Safety

SAC & CO | JULY 23, 2018

Here’s how parents can send their kids to school in the coming weeks with a better understanding of how to keep them safe on both their personal and school-issued tech devices..

Q & A: Phone apps to keep kids safe online

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH | JULY 19, 2018 

A reader wrote into the publication expressing concerns about cyber bullies and asked how to keep their children safe while online. Titania noted that it’s important for parents know the parental controls of browsers and devices and to talk with their children and other parents often about what’s going on in their digital lives. For monitoring, Titania suggest parents to use the Bark app, which will alert them to risky apps downloaded now or in the future.

Bark for Schools and how both parents and educators can keep kids safer with technology

RUSH TO REASON | JULY 18, 2018

During the live radio segment, Titania discusses how Bark is used and how to download, as well as the success of Bark for Schools since its launch in February. Titania also shares how Bark differs from other monitoring apps and all of the different apps that Bark monitors (including the House Party app). Additionally, the host directs listeners to www.Bark.us to learn more and download.

Fortnite Stirs Up Controversy And Concern For Parents

SOUTH FLORIDA PARENTING | JULY 1, 2018

Titania Jordan, Bark’s Chief Parent Officer, discusses how Fortnite can be made safer for children, what to discuss before letting your child play the game, and making sure your child understands what information they should never share online or on video game devices.

Number 1 App for Parental Controls for 2018

CONSUMERS ADVOCATE | JUNE 11, 2018 

Bark is honored to be named the number 1 app for parental controls for 2018 by the Consumers Advocate. “Bark offers one of the most comprehensive monitoring packages in the parental control app landscape, and does so at a very reasonable price.” High praise indeed!

Digital Parenting: Surveillance or Safety?

VALLEY NEWS LIVE | JUNE 11, 2018

A new app Bark aims to keep kids safe by alerting parents to potentially dangerous content sent through social media accounts, email, and texts.

Morning Dose: Bark App Alerts Parents to Child Concerns

CW33 | JUNE 11, 2018

There’s a growing interest in Bark app, which monitors your child’s social media, text messages, and email, and will only send parents an alert if it identifies worrisome phrases that could suggest suicide, depression, threats against the self or others, cyberbullying, or being targeted by online predators.

Social Media App Picks Up Signs of Violence, Predators and Suicidal Thoughts

WOAI | JUNE 8, 2018

Titania Jordan, Bark CPO, explains the types of online dangers Bark monitors for, including cyber bullying, sexting, online grooming from predators and more. Titania also discuss how Bark has helped stop 12 school shootings and bomb threats to date.

Sexting is the New First Base

KGO 810 | JUNE 5, 2018

Titania Jordan, Bark CPO, discusses June being Internet Safety Month with Ethan Bearman. She also speaks about the annual statistics that Bark has compiled through their message analysis about the risks kids face online.

Nude Photos Swapped Like Trading Cards on Revenge Porn Site

11 ALIVE | MAY 30, 2018

There are places online where secrets are traded. With just a few clicks users uncover a catalog of illicit photos organized by state, county, school and sex act. Titania Jordan, CPO of Bark, an app dedicated to making the web safer for children, explains how detrimental such photos can be for victims.

The Cell Phone Monitoring Episode

THE UNMILLENNIAL LIFE | MAY 28, 2018

With the recent school shootings heavy on everyone’s mind, educators are using technology as the first line of defense against school violence. Online Safety Expert, Titania Jordan, joins Fox News with the ways that Bark is helping schools prevent mass shootings.

Tracking Teen Smartphone Activities? There’s An App For That

ABC 13 HOUSTON | MAY 25, 2018

From credible threats made in schools, to teen suicide. There’s now an app that detects incidents like these, giving busy parents the ability to see what their teens are saying on their smartphones.

Digital Parenting: Apps to Monitor Your Child’s Safety

OZARKS FIRST | MAY 23, 2018

For families who worry about their children’s safety on the internet, the newest generation of monitoring services may be a parent’s best friend. Titania Jordan, Bark’s chief parent officer, discusses why the internet needs precautions, just like the real world.

Focus at Four: Smartphone app monitors child's activity for potential threats

KBTX-TV 3 | MAY 22, 2018

In the wake of the Santa Fe school shooting, one app company is calling itself a potential part of the solution. Bark is an app that monitors all of your child’s smartphone use so that you don’t have to.

Creators Of The Movie ‘Show Dogs’ Respond To Intense Criticism

ROMPER | MAY 23, 2018

Romper discusses the controversy surrounding the recently released movie Show Dogs and scenes that parents say promote a disturbing message about sexual abuse. Titania Jordan notes that it’s a good idea for parents to educate themselves on the best ways to address troubling movie scenes with their children.

Bullying After the Bell Rings

MOM TALK RADIO| MAY 21, 2018

Titania Jordan, Bark’s Chief Parent Office, shares the importance of parents having conversations with their children about new trends in digital technology, online safety and digital permanence.

What parents need to know about Fortnite

CENTRAL PENN PARENT | MAY 14, 2018

Chief Parent Officer, Titania Jordan discusses the potential dangers games like Fortnite can present for children and teens, how parents can tell if their children are playing Fortnite without their permission, and how parents can better monitor their kids’ gaming activities.

Video Game Predators Targeting Your Kids!

THE DOCTORS | APRIL 26, 2018

Titania Jordan, Bark Chief Parent Officer, discusses with the Doctors the growing presence of videogame predators. She talks about how these predators pose a danger to children, how they interact with children through videogames and how parents can keep their kids safe with their tech devices.

Game Changer App Helps Parents

WSB-TV ATLANTA | MAY 3, 2018

Schools are using Bark to help keep children safe in schools. tracks your children’s social media activity, emails and texts. Bark is technology that keeps children safer online both at home and at schools.

Experts Warn Parents About New Self-Harm Cyberbullying Trend

DAILY MAIL | APRIL 25, 2018

Bark discusses the rise of teens SELF-bullying online. Titania Jordan, Bark Chief Parent Officer explains why kids are creating fake accounts to spam themselves with hate mail – and how to spot the warning signs in your own child.

5 Tips for Keeping Kids Safe Online

NY METRO PARENTS | APRIL 25, 2018

Titania Jordan, Chief Parent Officer of Bark, an award winning app that monitors kids’ activities online and alerts parents of potential dangers, shares five ways parents can help keep their kids safe online.

Social Media Tool Could Help Catch a School Shooter

CYBERGUY | MARCH 29, 2018

Listen to the podcast CyberGuy as Kurt Knutsson interviews Bark’s Chief Parenting Officer Titania Jordan to see how the Bark works and alerted a school about a potential shooting.

4 Tips on Protecting Your Online Footprint

FOX BUSINESS | MARCH 28, 2018

Bark CPO, Titania Jordan, shares expert tips for helping to protect your child’s digital footprint. She discusses why sharing real names or personal information can lead to stolen identities, or even worse, predators can use this information to find a child in real life.

Bark Helps Keep Your Kids Safer Online Without Helicopter Parenting

FORBES | MARCH 24, 2018

Forbes highlights Bark as a solution to the many problems that can arise through social media and cellphone use.

Protecting Kids in the Digital Age

FOX & FRIENDS | MARCH 23, 2018

Host Ainsley Earhardt and Bark CPO Titania discuss how Bark and Bark for Schools works, current text slang words used by kids and teens, and the Pittsburgh school shooting that Bark is credited in helping to prevent.

The Jenny McCarthy Show

THE JENNY MCCARTHY SHOW | MARCH 18, 2018

Bark CPO Titania was featured on the Jenny McCarthy Show as a parenting expert. She discusses with the host how to use and download Bark, as well as the difference between Bark for Schools and Bark for Parents, highlighting the number of lives saved and school threats detected by both.

The David Webb Show

THE DAVID WEBB SHOW | MARCH 16, 2018

Titania Jordan, Chief Parenting Officer of Bark, an internet safety solution to keep kids and teens safe online on cyberbullying and how parents and schools can keep children safe online.

Sexually Explicit Videos Popping Up On Musical.ly App

FOX 5 | MARCH 12, 2018

Bark Affiliate, Reginald Corbitt, founder of SafeCyber, warns parents about a popular app kids are using. What parents don’t realize about this app, Musical.ly, is that it can also be used to exploit children.

Bullying in Schools and Online

PIX 11 | MARCH 15, 2018

Marvin Scott speaks to Titania Jordan, the chief parenting officer of Bark, about bullying in schools and online and what Bark is doing to help.

7 Powerful Things Teachers, Parents, and Kids Are Doing to Prevent School Shootings

READER’S DIGEST | FEBRUARY 26, 2018

Bark CEO, Brian Bason, discusses why he decided to start Bark. He then explains how Bark differs from other digital safety apps and the shocking data that Bark has uncovered.

Bark App Alerts Parents to Cyberbullying, Sexting and Depression

CBS 8 | FEBRUARY 20, 2018

Ayme Pankratz speaks about how she uses Bark to monitor her kid’s social media interactions which spark conversation around digital citizenship.

Tide Pod Challenge: Is P&G’s Brand in Danger?

FOX BUSINESS | JANUARY 19, 2018

Titania Jordan, Chief Parenting Officer of Bark.us, discusses the recent Tide Pod Challenge and shares that while Tide should look to reformulate their product, as it may look like candy to small children, children/teens participating in the challenge most likely know the difference and should not be participating. 

 

How Parents Can Decode Their Kids’ Texts

CBS NEWS | JANUARY 30, 2018

Titania Jordan, Bark CPO, discusses the ever-evolving text codes and explain that emojis may have a different meaning than what parents think.  Titania then talks about how Bark helps parents monitor their children’s text and multimedia messages.

Apple Urged to Take Action on Smartphone Addiction

CNBC | JANUARY 8, 2018

Tech expert and Bark CPO, Titania Jordan, provides 5 tips to keep your child from becoming addicted to technology.

How Much Digital Privacy Should You Give Your Kids?

LIFEHACKER | JANUARY 2, 2018

It seems as though nearly every week a new study is published that contradicts the last one about how much screen time kids should—and shouldn’t—be allowed. But assuming you’ve decided to take the plunge and buy your child a phone, tablet or computer, the hard choices aren’t over—in fact, they’ve just started. Now, you’ll have to figure out just how much digital privacy to allow them.“You have instincts, and they’re there for a reason,” says Titania Jordan, chief parenting officer of Bark, a digital safety solution for parents.

Tips Before Giving Your Child A Smartphone This Holiday Season

TODAY | DECEMBER 22, 2017 

Your kids have been begging for one, and now, you’ve finally decided it’s time for their first smartphone. That’s super exciting for them (and slightly terrifying for you). Since we can assume what’s coming once that connected device is activated and connected to wifi, here are a few tips to make the experience a more pleasant (and much safer) one for all involved.

Decoding Kids’ Texts

FOX 5 | JANUARY 1, 2018

Parents need to learn the code works that their kids are communicating with on their text messages and social media posts. CPO Titania discusses how Bark is used, noting that it uses algorithms that look at bullying, suicidal ideation, sexually related things and shares recommending next best steps with parents.

AI Isn’t Just Taking Jobs, It’s Saving Lives

AI Isn’t Just Taking Jobs, It’s Saving Lives

November 11, 2017

AI researchers have had a big year in 2017 with the creation of multiple technologies intended to help prevent suicide. Bark is a tech company that uses machine learning to analyze user content via email, SMS, and social media platforms. The technology scans for language that might indicate a user is contemplating suicide and sends alerts to the individual’s guardian if it senses trouble based on their online correspondence.

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How Bark Protects Kids From Online Bullying

How Bark Protects Kids From Online Bullying

October 31, 2017

Bark is an Atlanta, Georgia-based startup that is aiming to curb cyberbullying by analyzing social media feeds and text messages for signs of depression, sexting and harmful content.

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Is Social Media Contributing to Rising Teen Suicide Rate?

Is Social Media Contributing to Rising Teen Suicide Rate?

October 22, 2017

In an article on the rising rate of teen suicide, Elizabeth Chuck of NBC news, discusses whether or not social media is a contributing factor. The article points out that apps like Bark, which use artificial intelligence to monitor children’s digital communications, can alert parents to possible dangers like bullying, sexting, or internet predators.

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Rush to Reason: Bullying Prevention Month

Rush to Reason: Bullying Prevention Month

October 19, 2017

During a live radio segment, Bark CPO Titania Jordan examined the growing online dangers for children, including online predator news that broke in Denver the previous day, and how children’s anxiety and depression is at an all-time high.

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Bark App Helps parents Identify Depression, Combat Bullying On Kids' Social Media Accounts

Bark App Helps parents Identify Depression, Combat Bullying On Kids’ Social Media Accounts

October 18, 2017

Bark is highlighted as an app that does all the work for parents when it comes to monitoring their teens social media accounts for dangerous online behavior.

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How To Protect Your Kids In A Digital World

How To Protect Your Kids In A Digital World

October 17, 2017

Bark CPO Titania Jordan discusses how parents can help protect their children from risky behaviors online and the 5 signs of cyberbullying.

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Mommy Matters: Staying Safe On Social Media

Mommy Matters: Staying Safe On Social Media

October 11, 2017

Bark is highlighted as a unique app helping parents make sure their children stay safer on social media. the technology makes sure that the Bark app doesn’t invade the privacy of your child, it simply keeps an eye out for those key online dangers.

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New Tools To Protect Kids Against Cyberbullying

New Tools To Protect Kids Against Cyberbullying

October 9, 2017

Titania Jordan, Chief Parenting Officer at Bark, speaks with KMOV about how Bark is a digital safety solution for parents. The watchdog engine connects to dozens of social media accounts, plus email and texting, and then alerts parents to issues like cyberbullying.

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High School Student Accused Of Stabbing Two Classmates

September 28, 2017

CPO Titania Jordan discusses the most recent incident with MichaeLA of a Bronx, NY teenager stabbing two classmates (killing one) after claiming that he was being bullied.

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Guest Spot: Brian Bason, CEO of Bark

September 20, 2017

Bark has already saved lives, and will surely save many more. Bark looks for signs on kids emails, social media, and phones that children may be experiencing depression, alerting parents and facilitating conversations.

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 alarming surge in suicide attempts among young adults

Alarming Surge In Suicide Attempts Among Young Adults

September 13, 2017

A new study warns that the suicide attempts among young adults has risen alarmingly. Bark CPO Titana Jordan talks about the signs that parents should be watching out for that could be a seen a teen may be suicidal.

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#Roastme: New Form Of Cyberbullying Parents Should Know About

September 5, 2017

On platforms like Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Reddit, friends and strangers then go back and forth posting barbs about the person in the video, often including hurtful and humiliating attacks. Bark helps parents monitor children’s use of social media, alerting parents to potential issues of cyberbullying, sexting, drug-related content, internet predators, depression and suicidal thoughts

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Internet Addiction is Sweeping America, Affecting Millions

August 29, 2017

For the first time, a study on internet addiction is being funded by The National Institutes of Health, a signal that the problems stemming from excessive internet use may finally be getting the serious attention it deserves from the U.S. mental health community. Bark shares with CNBC 5 Tips To Keep Your Child From becoming Addicted To Tech.

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Got a Kid Heading Back to School? Get These 7 Apps First

August 28, 2017

Bark is honored to be featured on Inc. Video’s segment on 7 Incredibly Useful Back to School Apps. Let technology help you and your favorite student take on the school year.

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The Incredible Ways AI Is Preventing Abuse And Teen Suicide

August 24, 2017

Bark is an app that is designed to protect children and teens from online by using artificial intelligence to analyze their social media, text and email messages. It alerts the teens parents if it finds evidence of cyberbullying, suicidal thoughts, sexting or other risky online behavior.

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The Rundown

August 4, 2017

Bark CPO, Titania Jordan, discusses recent news of Massachusetts teen Michelle Carter being sentenced to 2.5. years in prison for encouraging her boyfriend (via text) to commit suicide and how families can prevent tragedies like this from occurring by using Bark.

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Bark – Keeping Children Safe Online (While Not Infringing On Their Privacy)

August 2, 2017

Bark, a Village startup, is tackling online issues. Their technology alerts parents of potential problems instead of having to search for them such as cyberbullying, sexting, drug-related content, and signs of depression.

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Bark.us saves teens’ lives by using AI to analyze their online activity

Bark Saves Teens’ Lives by Using AI to Analyze Their Online Activity

July 11, 2017

At Bark analysis of 500 million messages has so far helped save the lives of 25 kids who were considered imminently suicidal but whose parents didn’t know.

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For kids in emotional distress, apps are just part of the answer

For Kids in Emotional Distress, Apps are Just Part of the Answer

July 7, 2017

Bark combs through children’s social media activity across 20 platforms, as well as emails and texts – using advanced machine learning to detect signs of cyberbullying, sexting, drug use and/or depression.

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Protecting your kids online

Protecting Your Kids Online

June 26, 2017

Bark Chief Parenting Officer Titania Jordan discusses text slang parents should be aware of and the apps that need to be monitored.

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Kids' Slang with Bark App

Kids’ Slang with Bark App

June 26, 2017
With many kids and teens having access to the digital world, it’s difficult to keep up with their digital language. Titiana Jordan of the app, Bark, which helps monitor children’s phones for internet safety speaks with You & Me.

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 Is Snapchat's new location-sharing feature a nightmare for parents?

Is Snapchat’s New Location-Sharing Feature a Nightmare for Parents?

June 23, 2017

Snapchat announced a new feature this week that allows users to see where their friends are posting on a map. While the new feature may make it easier than ever to find and communicate with friends and check in on what people are up to around the world, some internet safety experts worry it may be another headache for parents. Bark CPO Titania Jordan speaks with USA Today about some of those safety concerns.

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Should Smartphones Have an Age Requirement?

Should Smartphones Have an Age Requirement?

June 20, 2017

Titania Jordan, chief parent officer at Bark, empathizes with the reasoning behind adding an age limit for smartphones, but ultimately thinks the endeavor is unrealistic. The devices in and of themselves are not the problem,” she adds. “It’s what they are doing on them, what they are seeing, and how long the are using them that needs to be tackled with responsible parenting.”

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Early Stage: Meet the startup that’s prevented 25 child and teen suicides so far

Early Stage: Meet the Startup That’s Prevented 25 Child and Teen Suicides So Far

June 18, 2017

Bark, which charges $9 a month or $99 for one year, works with programs including Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Pinterest and Kik, and sends an alert to the child’s parents via email or text message if it detects a potential issue.

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Do you know what GNOC and PAL mean?

Do You Know What GNOC and PAL Mean?

June 12, 2017

Experts reveal the dangerous teenage sexting slang all parents should know. Parental protection firm Bark has released a graphic depicting text slang.

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Best Android Apps – June 2017

Best Android Apps – June 2017

June 9, 2017

Bark is a solution to assist parents in keeping their children safe online. It’s essentially a way to link your kids social media accounts and messages so that if there are any signs of cyber bullying, or any other inappropriate types of behavior, the app can send alerts to notify you as the parent that there might be a problem to deal with.

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This is the text slang all parents should know

This is the Text Slang All Parents Should Know

June 9, 2017

Written communication among kids and teens today has morphed into such a confusing mixture of acronyms and emojis that it can almost make hieroglyphics more easily understood. This is why it’s important for parents to be up on the latest text slang.

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