The Bark Blog

September 28, 2022

Why Schools Block Websites — and Why You Should, Too

Ever wonder about the safeguards your child’s school puts in place for online activities? Many ...

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What Is Clickbait and How Do I Talk to My Child About It?

Chances are, you’ve been scrolling the internet on your phone or computer when you come ...

September 22, 2022

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The Video Sharing Apps Your Child Is Probably Using

Viral TikToks. YouTube how-to instructions. Highlights from football games. What do these all have in ...

September 12, 2022

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iOS 16: What Parents & Families Need to Know

It’s that time again! Apple has dropped its new iOS 16 updates. Users everywhere now ...

September 09, 2022

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What Is TikTok Live?

If your kid has the TikTok app on their phone or tablet, it’s important to ...

August 25, 2022

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What Is the Clubhouse App and Is It Safe for My Child?

What is Clubhouse? And is it safe? These are questions parents across the country are ...

August 17, 2022

Bark helps families manage and protect their children’s digital lives.

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3 Quick Ways to Help Protect Your Child’s Privacy During Back to School

It’s that time of year again! Picture it: the smell of brand new school supplies, ...

August 16, 2022

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Online Shopping Safety for Kids: A Guide

For our generation, we probably don’t remember the very first time we bought something online. ...

August 15, 2022

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What Is App Tracking?

There are apps for just about everything these days, but they’re not just for our ...

August 10, 2022

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What Is NGL and Is It Safe?

Have you heard about the NGL app? NGL stands for “not gonna lie,” a term ...

August 03, 2022

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Teen Mental Health: What You as a Parent Need to Know

Growing up has never been easy, but for families today, it can seem even more ...

July 28, 2022

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Snapchat Plus: All the New Features, Explained

Have you heard the news? Snapchat Plus is the new premium subscription version of the ...

July 22, 2022

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Bark Partners with Project Anchor Researchers to Help Reduce Suicidal Ideation

If your family has struggled with supporting a child experiencing suicidal ideation, you’re probably familiar ...

July 21, 2022

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What You Need to Know About 988, the New Suicide Hotline

Starting July 16, 2022, people in distress — including those who are suicidal or experiencing a ...

July 14, 2022

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Peacock Parental Controls: A Step-by-Step Guide

If you’ve wondered why reruns of The Office have disappeared off of Netflix, it’s because ...

July 14, 2022

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BeReal: The New Photo-Sharing App That’s All About Authenticity

For every new social media platform popular with young folks, there exists a glorious moment ...

July 08, 2022

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The Illegal Streaming Sites Your Child May Be Using

Remember when Netflix was just a couple of DVDs that came in the mail? It ...

July 08, 2022

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