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 It Mean to Groom Someone: Signs of An Online Predator

What does it mean to groom someone? Grooming is the process by which someone befriends ...

August 24, 2018

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The first day back to school can be hard. New classes, different teachers, and changing ...

August 22, 2018

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Sitting Alone at Lunch: Sit With Us App Helps Kids Find a Seat

It’s back to school time and your kids aren’t the only ones with the first ...

August 17, 2018

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Momo Challenge Dares: When Internet Trends Go Dark

 ** Updated June 12, 2023: This blog post was originally published back in August 2018. ...

August 14, 2018

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Monitoring Microsoft Office 365 With Bark for Schools

Bark helps parents keep their children safer on their smartphones across social media, text message, ...

August 10, 2018

What It’s Like to Be a 13 Year Old Today

It is a universally acknowledged truth that middle school is rough. Kids are growing into ...

August 08, 2018

Parental Controls on PlayStation 4: How to Keep Your Kids Safe

Parental Controls on PlayStation 4: How to Keep Your Kids Safe

Now that gaming consoles give kids access to other online users, parental involvement is key. ...

June 29, 2018

A Guide to Parental Controls on the Market’s Top Tablets

As a parent, you may have apprehensions about giving your child that tablet he's been ...

June 25, 2018

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Enabling Parental Controls on Popular Tablets

**This blog post was updated December 11, 2023.** Tablets are often the first piece of ...

June 25, 2018

Nintendo Switch Parental Controls Made Easy

Nintendo Switch: Parental Controls Made Easy

Nintendo's reputation as a family-friendly brand has been deeply ingrained their company's identity since their ...

June 22, 2018

After School App: Should Parents Worry?

After School App: Should Parents Worry?

Social media is an umbrella term for a large number of websites and apps that ...

June 15, 2018

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