How Bark Works for Families

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Connect your child’s accounts to get started

You can connect their accounts as soon as you sign up! To get started, you’ll need to have your kid’s usernames and passwords handy, so it’s helpful to invite them into the process. This is a great opportunity to talk to them about the benefits of Bark — we’ve put together some talking points to help you start the conversation.

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Monitor for signs of danger

Our advanced technology runs in the background, keeping an eye out for concerning online activities. It doesn’t just look for keywords, either — the algorithms are smart enough to understand messages in context and can tell the difference between a joke and a serious issue. You can also adjust the sensitivity settings to match the needs of your family!

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Alerts help keep them safe

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Get alerts when there’s something you might need to know about.

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You can see more details by reviewing each issue.

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We offer tips and recommendations for handling the situation.