MamaBear Supports Safer Internet Day!

Be the change: Unite for a better internet #SID2017

Keeping the internet safe and making the world a better place using internet technology is an ongoing effort and a responsibility shared by all users. Safer Internet Day is an opportunity to “Be the change: Unite for a better internet!”

MamaBear is proud to support Safer Internet Day 2017, and we would like to share their key messages for the Safer Internet Day 2017 campaign with you. Please check out this worldwide effort and join the celebration on February 7th, 2017. A LIVE Webinar will be held and you are invited!
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Zach Marks Launches New Web Series

Zach Marks New Original Web Series

Watch the new “My Grom Life” web series produced by Grom Social creator Zach Marks on and MyGromLife YouTube channel beginning January 17th!

Zach Marks was eleven years old when he first got the idea to create a totally unique, safe social networking site “By Kids For Kids”. At age twelve, Zach launched with the help of family and friends. The new website was met with an overwhelming worldwide response. Today, Grom Social is a thriving global business, and at sixteen, Zach invites you to take an intimate look into his life journey as chronicled in the new web series, “My Grom Life.”

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Grom + MamaBear = :)


We’re excited to share that MamaBear App is now under new ownership!  Grom Social has acquired the company with big plans ahead.  You’ll be hearing from us more with fast response to customer support inquiries, attention on app updates and inclusion of features you’ve requested.

To help us celebrate, we’re giving you 30 days of premium service for FREE with promo code MamaGroms. If you already have a MamaBear account, click here (existing users) to add your free 30 days.  If you closed your account and you’d like to give it another try, register for a new account.

Grom Social is the safe social network created by kids for kids. Launched in 2012 by then 12 year-old Zach Marks, Grom Social is quickly becoming the leading safe social media platform for children worldwide. With more than 3 million users, Grom Social provides a positive, fun, and safe social media environment for children to network, discover original content and play games, all while allowing parents to monitor their activity through the parent portal.

Grom Social and MamaBear’s shared common values of bringing greater awareness of social responsibility and promoting good digital citizenship made this a perfect match.  Our commitment to connecting your family and protecting your children is stronger than ever.  You can stay in touch with us by contacting us at

New Features for a New School Year

We hope you’re having a wonderful summer, full of fun, quality family time and even a few moments to relax. At MamaBear we’ve worked hard all summer to get you ready for back-to-school with a ton of new features to protect and connect your family and give you the peace of mind parents deserve.  Start this school year giving your kids the freedom they want and use MamaBear to ease your worry with responsible parental supervision. We’ve added the new features you’ve asked for, and still deliver it all in your convenient Family Newsfeed right on your mobile phone.

Here’s What’s New

Text Message Monitoring

If your child is using an Android device you can now see all of their incoming and outgoing text messages. Mom and Dad can use any phone, iPhone or Android. This has been our top feature request and it’s free! Simply go to your child’s profile settings and tap “text alerts.” Then tap “Turn On” in the top right hand corner.

YouTube Video Monitoring

Now you can see what your child has been viewing on YouTube, the world’s most used video and music site among teenagers. See their viewing history right from your Family Newsfeed anytime.

More Social

We’ve added the popular site Tumblr to the list of social monitoring. Go to your child’s MamaBear Settings profile and set up this along with Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Related: Is Tumblr Safe: What Every Parent Needs to Know

Child’s Panic Button

We’ve added a quick one-touch feature in the child app for a fast way for your child to get in touch if they need you immediately. It alerts all the guardians instantly if needed.

Do0dle Check-ins

Check-ins are more fun now with Do0dles to the family.

Apple Watch Integration

If you’re an early tech adopter, you’ll love getting your MamaBear notifications right to your Apple Watch. Kids can quickly check-in from the watch, too.

Bear2Bear Referral

Share the gift of family safety and earn free premium subscription when you share MamaBear with your friends. Your friends will receive a free two-month premium upgrade and so will you, every time you share the app with someone new. Learn how to start sharing.

Related: How To Use Bear2Bear – MamaBear’s Customer Referral Program

One-Touch Resend Login Link

Easily remind your child to log in to MamaBear. Resend them a one-tap log-in link by going to their profile settings in your app.

And there’s lots more in the way of performance improvements, location enhancements and customization options!

Back to School

How to Receive Automatic Alerts with MamaBear When Kids Arrive/Leave School | MamaBear

A new school year means extended independence, new friends and different places to go, so be sure to use the original MamaBear features and set up Safe Places for arrival and departure notifications, make sure a Driving Speed is set for your teen, and that you’re connected to your child’s social media including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and now Tumblr and videos with YouTube.

Related: Receive Automatic Alerts with When Kids Arrive/Leave School

Keep your kids engaged with MamaBear by sending them messages. The more they open and use the app, the more often you’ll receive accurate location updates. Share your location with them and break down barriers for staying in touch. And don’t forget you can receive your child’s team sports events and messages right in MamaBear through your TeamSnap account without having to open another app.

Explore the new features and get back to MamaBear by re-installing or updating the MamaBear App to the latest version, 4.9 and start enjoying a whole new way to parent in the digital age.

Our support team is on standby if you need help logging back into your account. We hope to hear from you.