The Bark Blog

August 10, 2022

What Is App Tracking?

There are apps for just about everything these days, but they’re not just for our …

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What Is NGL and Is It Safe?

Have you heard about the NGL app? NGL stands for “not gonna lie,” a term …

August 03, 2022

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Teen Mental Health: What You as a Parent Need to Know

Growing up has never been easy, but for families today, it can seem even more …

July 28, 2022

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Snapchat Plus: All the New Features, Explained

Have you heard the news? Snapchat Plus is the new premium subscription version of the …

July 22, 2022

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Bark Partners with Project Anchor Researchers to Help Reduce Suicidal Ideation

If your family has struggled with supporting a child experiencing suicidal ideation, you’re probably familiar …

July 21, 2022

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What You Need to Know About 988, the New Suicide Hotline

Starting July 16, 2022, people in distress — including those who are suicidal or experiencing a …

July 14, 2022

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

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Bark App Updates: Bark for Kids Companion Apps!

We’re excited to announce the Bark For Kids companion apps! The Bark for Kids companion …

June 14, 2017

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Summer Rules for Social Media

**This post was updated on June 10, 2020**Summer is here! With school officially out, kids will …

June 13, 2017

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Bark Guide to Netflix Parental Controls

There’s no doubt that Netflix is by far the most popular streaming service in the …

June 02, 2017

How to Talk to Your Kids About Bark

Part 3: How To Talk To Teens About Bark’s Monitoring Service

Welcome to the final installment of our how-to series on talking to your kids about using …

May 31, 2017

Part 2: How To Talk To Tweens About Bark’s Monitoring Service

Welcome to part 2 of our our 3-part series on how to talk to tweens …

May 31, 2017

How To Talk To Younger Kids About Bark's Monitoring Service

Part 1: How To Talk To Younger Kids About Bark’s Monitoring Service

Welcome to part 1 of our three-part series on how to talk to your kids …

May 31, 2017

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How Much Screen Time Is Healthy For A Teenager?

How much screen time is healthy for a teenager? It’s the question parents ask themselves constantly …

May 22, 2017

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Bark Check-Ins: Keep Track of Your Kids in Real Life

**This blog post was updated on April 9, 2021.** Check-Ins are an easy way for …

May 11, 2017

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What Tracking My Teen Taught Me About Trust

As parents we walk a fine line between offering our children freedom to good choices and …

May 05, 2017

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Snapchat Sexting Is More Common Than You Think

**This post was updated on April 19, 2021.** There’s one app that can strike fear …

May 05, 2017

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Is Facebook Dying? What Kids Are Using Instead

Back in late 2014, Bloomberg Businessweek reported that Facebook was continuing to lose popularity among …

April 27, 2017

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