I Finally Found THE App Parents NEED to Monitor Your Kid’s Phone

Here’s how it works: you link your child’s phone and social accounts to Bark, and you as parents download the parent app. Anytime there is a perceived issue, the Bark App notifies you via text and/or email (your choice.) The Bark app filters are VERY sensitive, and they catch EVERYTHING! If someone even responds to a YouTube comment my son has made and includes profanity in their comment, I’ll get an alert. If any of his friends use the word “hate” in a text, I get an alert (Fortunately, in our case, all “hate” comments have been about video games, LOL!).

Here’s what I LOOOOVE about the Bark app:

  • It’s on the job 24-7. It is analyzing your kid’s accounts around the clock.
  • The filters, as I mentioned, are very sensitive. It even detects abbreviations for profanity, like if someone types “fckn” instead of the whole word. It will catch talk of self-harm, bullying, depression, etc. every single time.
  • You get notifications to your phone, and you can check it out without your kid knowing.
  • When the issue is concerning a text message, the Bark app screenshots a very large portion of the text conversation for you so you can get some context of the conversation, without having to hunt down your kid’s phone to read it all.
  • It’s inexpensive. We pay $9-$10 a month and it’s worth every penny and then some!!
  • It doesn’t matter what device your child is using. Bark app is on the job whether they’re signed into their phone or if they’re using a tablet, laptop or desktop.
  • You can monitor ALL your kids from one Bark account. No  need to make one for each kid.

Bark isn’t paying me for this endorsement, but after using the service for two months, I honestly can’t live without it, and I’d be doing you a disservice not to tell you about it. It has given me so much peace of mind as far as my son’s online interactions and conversations go. Seriously, from one mom to another, GIVE IT A TRY! You can try it free for a week, but you’re gonna want it FOREVER. Sign up for your trial on their website. 

Jenny Rapson
Jenny Rapson
Jenny is a follower of Christ, a wife and mom of three from Ohio and a freelance writer and editor.

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