The Bark Blog

September 22, 2022

What Is Clickbait and How Do I Talk to My Child About It?

Chances are, you’ve been scrolling the internet on your phone or computer when you come ...

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The Video Sharing Apps Your Child Is Probably Using

Viral TikToks. YouTube how-to instructions. Highlights from football games. What do these all have in ...

September 12, 2022

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iOS 16: What Parents & Families Need to Know

It’s that time again! Apple has dropped its new iOS 16 updates. Users everywhere now ...

September 09, 2022

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What Is TikTok Live?

If your kid has the TikTok app on their phone or tablet, it’s important to ...

August 25, 2022

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What Is the Clubhouse App and Is It Safe for My Child?

What is Clubhouse? And is it safe? These are questions parents across the country are ...

August 17, 2022

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3 Quick Ways to Help Protect Your Child’s Privacy During Back to School

It’s that time of year again! Picture it: the smell of brand new school supplies, ...

August 16, 2022

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

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Payments Apps: How Families Can Send & Receive Money

Much like rewinding video tapes and pressing *69, gone are the days of piggy banks ...

June 21, 2022

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Instagram Supervision

In an effort to help keep young people safer on the platform, Instagram has launched ...

June 15, 2022

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What Are the Types of Depression in Kids and Their Warning Signs?

As adults, we often imagine children as perpetually happy, curious creatures. Without grown-up cares and ...

June 08, 2022

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Depression Phrases and Slang Parents Need to Know

If you suspect your child may be struggling with depression, you may feel a mix ...

June 01, 2022

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How to Support Your Child During Scary and Uncertain Times

News of the tragic shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, has left parents ...

May 27, 2022

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The Benefits of Setting Xbox Screen Time Limits & Age Guide

Is your kid just a casual Call of Duty player? Or do they dream of ...

May 25, 2022

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Understanding Instagram Slang, Hashtags, and Abbreviations 

Social media platforms are hard enough to get the hang of with all of their ...

May 23, 2022

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Mental Health Apps That Help Kids and Families Find Their Focus

Back in the ‘90s, the closest we got to meditation apps was the commercial for ...

May 10, 2022

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How to Block Websites on Android Devices and Phones

Want to help keep your child safe while they’re using their Android? Whether you’re worried ...

May 05, 2022

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Sexual Slang: Phrases and Emojis Parents Need to Know

We’ve talked about drug slang, gaming slang, slang in general — now it’s time to take ...

May 05, 2022

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Hidden Social Media Apps and Other Tricks Parents Need to Know

No matter how tech-savvy you consider yourself to be, teens and tweens will probably always ...

May 05, 2022

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