The Smart Way to Keep Kids Safer Online

Bark is the affordable, award-winning service that allows parents to proactively monitor text messages, emails, and 24 different social networks for potential safety concerns, saving busy parents time and providing peace of mind.

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The Monitoring Tool to Keep Your Kids Safer Online

With Bark, you’ll get automatic alerts to signs of cyberbullying, depression, online predators, adult content, and more.

The Most Coverage of Any Monitoring Tool

Bark covers text messaging, YouTube, email, and social media platforms and apps -- 4x more than any other child monitoring app. Click here for an extensive overview of what Bark monitors.

Social Media Monitoring

Bark tracks conversations and content on Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, GroupMe, and more.

Text Monitoring

Bark works with iOS and Android to search through texts, photos, and videos for concerning interactions.

Email Monitoring

Monitor emails from Gmail, Outlook, Hotmail, Yahoo, Comcast, and AOL for harmful content.

24/7 Detection

Bark looks for activity that may indicate online predators, adult content, sexting, cyberbullying, drug use, suicidal thoughts, and more.

Parental Alerts

Get automatic alerts when Bark detects potential issues, along with expert recommendations from child psychologists for addressing them.

Save Time, Build Trust

Bark saves you from manually monitoring your child's activities, respecting your time and your child's privacy by only surfacing potential concerns.

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Save Time, Build Trust

How it Works

Connect to 24 platforms to monitor text messages, emails, and social activity for signs of harmful interactions and content.
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.
Our expert recommendations make it easy for parents to talk to kids about digital dangers and other sensitive online issues.

In partnership with parents and schools:

2.5 million children protected.
16 school shootings prevented.
10 thousand severe self-harm situations detected.

Bark is An Award-Winning App

Giving parents back their time while building trust with their kids

As a busy parent, reading every text message, post, and email just isn’t realistic.

Instead, Bark was created by parents, for parents to offer a better, easier, and more effective way to keep children safe online.

Created in collaboration with child psychologists, youth advisors, digital media experts, and law enforcement professionals, Bark delivers a research-backed, kid-friendly solution for safeguarding families as technology changes how and where we communicate.

Bark has won awards from The National Parenting Center, Mom’s Choice Awards, and National Parenting Product Awards.

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Try Bark Free for 7 Days

Bark is $9 per month for the whole family. Cancel anytime.


Bark is just $9 per month per family. Start your 7-day free trial today. Cancel anytime.

Works on iOS, Android, and Amazon mobile devices.


Bark is just $99 per year per family. Start your 7-day free trial today. Cancel anytime.

Works on iOS, Android, and Amazon mobile devices.

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