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September 14, 2021

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 …

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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

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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

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

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Digital Citizenship: Teach Your Kids About Online Predators

Sometimes, seeing is believing — especially for kids as they learn about some of the dangers …

May 19, 2021

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The Best Laptop for Kids in 2021: 5 Great Choices for Teens and Tweens

After their cell phone, what’s the second-most important piece of tech to a kid? If …

May 18, 2021

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Fitbit for Kids? Hidden Dangers For Parents to Watch Out For

Content warning: This article discusses eating disorders and contains language that may be triggering to …

May 13, 2021

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How to Put Restrictions on iPhone Devices for Kids

Whether your child inherited one of your pre-loved iPhones or has the latest release with …

April 30, 2021

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An Open Letter About Why and How We Use AI at Bark

Use of machine learning, natural language processing, and artificial intelligence (AI) has exploded over the …

April 21, 2021

Sharenting Online: What Happens When Parents Go Too Far

Sharenting Online: What Happens When Parents Go Too Far

Being a parent in the digital age means you have a ton of ways to …

April 14, 2021

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Autistic Kids and Online Safety: How You Can Support Your Child

Note: We use both “autistic kid” and “kid with autism” throughout this blog post to …

April 14, 2021

What is OnlyFans? Here’s What Every Parent Needs to Know

What is OnlyFans? Here’s What Every Parent Needs to Know

For our generation, the dream of becoming famous meant growing up to be an actor, …

April 09, 2021

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Pinwheel and Bark Partner to Create Safer Phones for Kids

We’re excited to announce our new partnership with Pinwheel, the first purpose-built phone for kids …

April 06, 2021

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TikTok Trends: The Good, the Bad, and the Potentially Dangerous

Have you ever seen your child recording themselves trying to master all the steps to …

March 25, 2021

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Instagram for Kids: Is This Rumored New App a Good Idea?

With more than a billion users worldwide, Instagram has come under fire recently for the …

March 23, 2021

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