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Safer Content with Parental Controls

The Internet has become an essential part of our family’s daily routines. To ensure your family sees safer content online, Buckeye now offers Internet customers parental control technology. 

Buckeye is here to help! We have partnered with Bark, a parental controls company, to provide our Internet customers FREE access to the Bark Jr app.

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71.2% of tweens and 83.3% of teens experienced bullying as a bully, victim, or witness. 

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66.0% of tweens and 84.8% of teens engaged in conversation surrounding drugs/alcohol.

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9.4% of tweens and 14.2% of teens encountered predatory behaviors from someone online.

Manage Screen Time

Create custom daily screen time schedules for your child’s device.

Block Websites

Block access to specific websites or even whole categories.

Track Location

Be aware of your child’s location with a real-time map, alerts, and check-ins.

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Setting Up Bark

To get started, you will need to sign up and wait to receive a Welcome email from Bark with enrolling instructions.

From there you will receive resources about the app and how to set up your controls based on your device type and PC availability.  

Sign Up For Bark Jr

  • Bark Premium

    You’ll need a computer to set up Bark Premium if your child has an iPhone, iPad, or iPod (you can see step-by-step instructions for how to do that here). For Androids, you won’t need a computer at all.

    Bark Jr

    You won’t need a computer to set up Bark Jr on iOS or Android devices — all that’s required is to have our companion apps for iOS or Android downloaded to your child's phone.

  • Absolutely. Buckeye Broadband is bringing safer content to you while ensuring your data is kept secure.

    Our partner Bark prioritized 
    security. Their website uses SSL encryption and all analyzed data is stored within an encrypted database. You can rest easy knowing your children's data is secure.

  • Bark monitors a variety of platforms including social media (Instagram, Snapchat, etc.), messaging apps (Discord, Email, etc.), browsing history, and much more. 

    *Platform monitoring availability varies between Android and IOS*