Uncover Sexting

Children and teens often don’t understand the permanence of digital media, with more than half reporting that they have previously engaged in sexting according to a Drexel University study. Whether it starts as a game, flirting or giving in to peer pressure, sexting can have lasting consequences. In fact, because they are minors, teen sexting can even land children in trouble with the law.

Talking with your children and educating them on the risks is the best way to prevent sexting, but if your child does send or receive an explicit message, Bark will help detect it and give you tools to help you address the situation.

Additional Resources

It can be challenging to discuss sexting with your child, but here are some additional resources that can help: