Bark Parental Controls vs mSee

Bark scans your child’s activities and alerts you to concerning content while providing powerful web filtering and screen time scheduling tools. mSee is a spyware app that has limited blocking and keyword alerts for Android.

Compare the Features

Bark vs. mSee App
Alerts for sexual content, cyberbullying, depression, online predators, and more
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Alerts are sent for worrisome content across 19 different categories
Simple keyword alerts available on Android
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
Apps and websites can only be blocked on Android
Content monitoring
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Scans text messages, emails, photos, videos, and 30+ apps and social media platforms on children’s phones, tablets, and Chromebook
Allows open access to some content on your child’s phone
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
$139.92/year for one device (Android or iOS)

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.

Our Products & Prices

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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

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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.