Bark Parental Controls vs Cocospy

Bark scans your child’s activities and alerts you to concerning content while providing powerful web filtering and screen time scheduling tools. Cocospy allows you access to much of the content on your child’s phone, but requires jailbreaking for iOS devices.

Compare the Features

Bark vs. Cocospy
Alerts for sexual content, cyberbullying, depression, online predators, and more
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Alerts are sent for worrisome content across 19 different categories
Create custom screen time schedules
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Set custom rules for school time, bedtime, and free time, plus create different schedules for any day of the week
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Block specific websites and apps as well as 19 categories, including adult content, gaming, and streaming sites; works equally well on iOS and Android
Access to everything on a child’s phone
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You’ll only get alerts for potential issues along with context for what’s happening — that way, you don’t have to scroll for hours.
Cocospy has limitations — like no Snapchat — on non-jail-broken iOS devices
Add unlimited devices and kids
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$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
$129.99/year for one iOS device and $119.99 for one Android device.

Parents: Get Alerts for Concerning Content

Bark scans for issues like sexual content and online predators and sends you texts when something may be wrong.

The Recognized Leader in Online Safety

Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Good Morning America, and countless others have featured our groundbreaking software.

How it works

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Connect to 30+ platforms to monitor text messages, emails, and social activity for signs of harmful interactions and content. Click here for an overview of what Bark monitors.

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Get automatic alerts via email and text when Bark’s algorithms detect potential risks, so you don’t have to comb through every post and text.

Alert in the bark app


Our expert recommendations make it easy for parents to talk to kids about digital dangers and other sensitive online issues.

The bark app filtering screen


Decide not only when your kids can access the internet on their devices, but also what sites they can visit.

Our Products & Prices

Save up to 42%

Bark Jr

Our entry-level product is perfect for younger kids.

$ 5 USD /month
$ 49 USD /year with annual plan
  • 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

Try Bark free for 7 days

Sign up today for a free trial and see why parents all across the U.S. trust Bark.