The Bark Blog

February 22, 2024

5 Must-Have Health Apps for Teens 

Most teenagers have a lot on their plate — never-ending school assignments, extracurriculars, part-time jobs, ...

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Burner Phones 101: What Parents Should Know

If you’ve ever watched a movie featuring a character that throws away a cheap cell ...

February 21, 2024

Ask Titania: Is There a Way to Slowly Work Up to Social Media?

Dear Titania, My 14-year-old doesn’t have any social media (we want to wait as long ...

February 16, 2024

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Bark’s Unique Approach to Your Child’s Privacy

It’s a simple fact of nature: Kids will eventually want more privacy as they get ...

February 14, 2024

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How to Talk About Deepfakes with Your Child

Deepfakes — or computer-generated videos of humans with real or partly real features — are a growing ...

February 08, 2024

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Five Things Parents Need to Know About Group Chats

We can all probably agree that group chats are one of the most convenient parts ...

February 08, 2024

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

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What Does DM Mean? How Kids Use Instagram in 2019

**This post was updated on June 15, 2020, to include the addition of new features ...

March 14, 2019

Bark Adapts to Policy Changes at Google

Bark Adapts to Policy Changes at Google

As of today, the Bark for Kids app is no longer available in the Google ...

March 14, 2019

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How To Improve School Safety: Case Study

At Bark for Schools, we’re always looking for ways to measure our impact. It’s important ...

March 13, 2019

Is TikTok Safe? A Guide for Parents

**This post was updated on December 13, 2023. ** TikTok is one of the most ...

March 11, 2019

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Student Safety In 2019

It has been one year since the official launch of Bark for Schools. We’ve accomplished ...

March 11, 2019

Preventing Preparing for an Active Shooter Situation

School Safety Planning: Preparing for an Active Shooter

This February, to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the tragic shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas ...

March 07, 2019

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Twenty App (Formerly Mappen): What Parents Need to Know

Updated August 9, 2019: Mappen has rebranded and is now known as "Twenty." The new name ...

March 04, 2019

Introducing Barkomatic: Your Go-To Guide for Parental Controls

The Bark team is proud to announce the launch of the Barkomatic! This is an ...

February 27, 2019

Sleepovers in the Digital Age

In a recent post in our Facebook group, Parenting in a Tech World, a mom ...

February 25, 2019

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School Events Ideas: Host A Tech Night

Parents and schools are both invested in making sure their children become responsible digital citizens. ...

February 21, 2019

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The Problem of Pedophiles on YouTube: How To Make Your YouTube Channel Private

YouTube has become a meeting ground for pedophiles. More than 400 hours of content are ...

February 19, 2019

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