Bark vs mSee

Bark vs mSee

Compare the Features

Bark vs mSee
Alerts for sexual content, cyberbullying, depression, online predators, and more
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Bark
Alerts are sent for worrisome content across 19 different categories
mSee
Parents can view their children’s online activities by logging into their Control Panel
Create custom screen time schedules
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Bark
Set custom rules for school time, bedtime, and free time, plus create different schedules for any day of the week
mSee
While screen time scheduling isn’t available, parents can block adult content
Blocking
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Bark
Block specific websites and apps as well as 19 categories, including adult content, gaming, and streaming sites; works equally well on iOS and Android
mSee
Adult content and other sites can be blocked
Content monitoring
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Bark
Scans text messages, emails, photos, videos, and 30+ apps and social media platforms on children’s phones, tablets, and Chromebook
mSee
Allows open access to some content and online activities on your child’s phone and accounts
Add unlimited devices and kids
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Bark
$49/year for unlimited devices with screen time, web filtering, and location tracking

$99/year for content monitoring, screen time, web filtering, and location tracking for as many kids and devices as your family needs
mSee
$139.92/year for one device (Android or iOS)

Our Products & Prices

Save up to 42%

Bark Jr.

Our entry-level product is perfect for younger kids.

$ 5 /month
$ 49 /year with annual plan
Features
  • Manage screen time
  • Filter which websites your kids can visit
  • Keep up with kids with location alerts and check-ins
  • Monitor texts, email, YouTube, and 30+ apps and platforms
  • Get alerts for issues like cyberbullying, online predators, suicidal ideation, and more

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Bark was created by parents, for parents, to offer a better, easier, and more effective way to help families create healthy digital habits.

Bark vs mSee FAQs

Bark vs mSee: Which is the better parental control app?

Each of Bark's key features — content monitoring, website blocking, and screen time management — is more robust than mSee's counterparts.

For example, Bark lets you block specific websites and apps as well as 19 categories, including adult content, gaming, and streaming sites; and works equally well on iOS and Android.

Through mSee, apps and websites can only be blocked on Android devices.

Comparing Bark vs mSee, which offers better content monitoring?

Bark scans text messages, emails, photos, videos, and 30+ apps and social media platforms on children’s phones, tablets, and Chromebook.

mSee allows open access to just some content on your child’s phone.

Between Bark vs mSee, which is the better deal?

Bark is $99/year for robust content monitoring, screen time, web filtering, and location tracking for as many kids and devices as your family needs.

mSee is $139.92/year for limited protection for one device (Android or iOS).