This generation of kids are growing up in a digital environment defined by privacy laws preventing usage of their personal data. This is an entirely new chapter for the internet.
At SuperAwesome, we’re focused on building solutions for a new set of problems that haven’t really existed before (the internet has never had this many under-13 users). Some of our most successful kidtech products have sprung from Hack Days, a quarterly event where we take new ideas from across the company, and see whether they are technically viable.
In June, we had our ninth Hack Day – check it out to find out what we built, and why we think Hack Days are so important:
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With so much of our education and entertainment tied to technology and the internet in 2018, how can we ensure that children and their privacy are protected?
At Collision Conference in New Orleans, SuperAwesome CEO Dylan Collins sat down with Mattel CTO Sven Gerjets to tackle the difficult questions, including how the toy industry can protect kids privacy in the age of connected toys, and how technology is affecting the way that children play.
Mattel’s CTO Sven Gerjets joined our CEO Dylan Collins onstage at Collision Conference in New Orleans for a comprehensive discussion on the future of tech and toys in the kids market.
Speaking with Leah Hunter of Fast Company, they cover the necessity for creating responsible digital experiences for kids, what a zero-data internet looks like in practice, and how ensuring that products are private by design can ensure that kids grow up in a safe environment.
Two years ago we launched Kids Web Services (KWS), a platform to help developers build COPPA-compliant apps and sites for the under-13 audience. As similar data privacy laws have expanded into Europe, building engagement for the kids audience has become a challenge which many brands, content owners and game developers hadn’t planned for. Continue reading