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Big tech can't keep our kids safe, so the platforms need to at least make it easier for parents to protect their children online

Junior, 7, recovering from COVID-19, plays games on his father's phone on April 25, 2020 in Stamford, Connecticut. John Moore/Getty Images Social media platforms don't adequately prioritize online safety for kids - but we've been asking the wrong things of them. Children face real dangers online, including issues like bullying, sexual predators, and more. Big Tech needs to partner with parents to give them greater control over their children's online worlds. Brian Bason is ...
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Bark brings in $9M to help parents track their kids’ online activity

Not to be confused with a dog-walking startup, Bark is a watchdog for kids’ and teens’ internet security. Today, it announces a $9 million Series A led by Signal Peak Ventures , with participation from Two Sigma Ventures, Symmetrical Ventures, Fuel Capital, Hallett Capital and Atlanta Seed Company. The round comes as the Atlanta-based company, which uses artificial intelligence to track kids’ online activity and notifies parents when its algorithm finds concerning content, passes an impr...
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