How to Be a Good Digital Citizen 

Let’s Start with the Basics

The internet gives your child access to the entire world, so it’s important to have conversations, limits, filters and monitoring solutions in place to help us do the best job we can in raising responsible digital natives. From tips on parental controls to monitoring solutions to a helpful technology contract, Cricket Wireless and Bark have you covered.

An Offer Just for You!

Get Bark Jr for FREE or Bark Premium at a discount, and help keep your kids safer online.

New Bark customers only. After 12 months, Bark Premium renews at prevailing rate (currently $14/mo.) unless you cancel.

An Offer
Just for You!

Get Bark Jr for FREE or Bark Premium at a discount, and help keep your kids safer online.

New Bark customers only. After 12 months, Bark Premium renews at prevailing rate (currently $14/mo.) unless you cancel.

Ready for the Next Step?

Cricket and Bark have put together a few resources to help you as you start navigating this digital world with your child.

Missed Us Live?

Don’t have FOMO—or fear of missing out. Whether you missed it the first time, or you just want a refresher, you can watch our Facebook Live replay to see how our experts answer parents’ most pressing questions about keeping their kids safe online. 

Set Up Parental Controls

Parental controls let you manage safety, privacy and other settings, and it’s important to understand all the different options you have.

Use a Technology Contract

A tech contract is a great way for your family to collaborate on rules for using devices, and it can help make sure everyone is on the same page.

Get Started with Bark

Try the Barkomatic, a free customizable parental controls resource, or head to your local Cricket store for special offers on Bark Jr and Bark Premium.

Want to Learn More?

We brought in the experts. Watch as they break down barriers and give you the tips and tools to help you raise your kids confidently in this new digital age. 

Crash Course on the Most
Popular Social Media

Social media helps kids keep up on their interests, friends and what’s cool, but there are important things to know about these platforms.

Discussing Digital Dangers
with Your Child: Digital
Footprint & Cyberbullying

There are important things to know about the internet, but the most important part is knowing how to talk about these issues with your child.

Discussing Digital Dangers
with Your Child: Sexting &
Online Predators

Continuing from our last video, learn how to have these difficult conversations in a productive, supportive way that empowers your child.

Speaking Gen Z

It’s tough to keep up with the slang and emojis kids are using today, but we’re here to help, because it’s better to be in the know than not.