The Bark Blog

May 27, 2022

How to Support Your Child During Scary and Uncertain Times

News of the tragic shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, has left parents …

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The Benefits of Setting Xbox Screen Time Limits & Age Guide

Is your kid just a casual Call of Duty player? Or do they dream of …

May 25, 2022

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Understanding Instagram Slang, Hashtags, and Abbreviations 

Social media platforms are hard enough to get the hang of with all of their …

May 23, 2022

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Mental Health Apps That Help Kids and Families Find Their Focus

Back in the ‘90s, the closest we got to meditation apps was the commercial for …

May 10, 2022

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How to Block Websites on Android Devices and Phones

Want to help keep your child safe while they’re using their Android? Whether you’re worried …

May 05, 2022

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Sexual Slang: Phrases and Emojis Parents Need to Know

We’ve talked about drug slang, gaming slang, slang in general — now it’s time to take …

May 05, 2022

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

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Hidden Social Media Apps and Other Tricks Parents Need to Know

No matter how tech-savvy you consider yourself to be, teens and tweens will probably always …

May 05, 2022

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Messaging Apps for Kids: The Best and Worst Choices for Families

It is a truth universally acknowledged that today’s families will eventually be in need of …

May 03, 2022

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What Is Kiddle and Is It Safe? Here’s What You Need to Know

Do you ever feel like search engines aren’t entirely safe for kids? (They definitely aren’t.) …

April 12, 2022

Bark in Australia: The Parental Control App Expands

We’re excited to announce that families can now use Bark in Australia! The country now …

April 12, 2022

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What Is the YouTube Kids App and Is It Really Safe?

YouTube has come a long way since the early days of viral cat videos and …

April 08, 2022

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The 10 Best Apps for Kids: Bark’s Top Picks for 2022

If finding the best apps for kids sometimes feels overwhelming, it’s because there are literally …

April 04, 2022

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What Is Augmented Reality? A Guide for Parents

If you’ve ever seen a Pokémon in your living room, you don’t have to ask …

March 24, 2022

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Snapchat Chat 2.0: Discover Why Kids Rely on It More Than Ever

Does it ever feel like you can’t catch up with all the changes in technology? …

March 24, 2022

Facetune: The Photo Editing App Setting Unrealistic Body Standards

Today, tons of platforms have built-in filters and photo editing tools, but one app helped …

March 18, 2022

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What Do Parents Need To Know About Virtual Reality for Kids?

Virtual reality (VR) probably seems pretty new, but would it surprise you to learn that …

March 04, 2022

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Teen Dating Apps: Here’s What Parents Need to Know

These days, there’s an app for nearly everything, and not even kids are safe from …

March 04, 2022

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