Why PopJam is where YouTube creators are building kid-safe communities around their content

Platforms like Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube are all designed for adult audiences and despite being used by vast numbers of kids, have no support for under-13 engagement (in fact, legally they can’t). As kids overwhelm these adult platforms, some are reacting by simply shutting down engagement. TikTok has created a whole new user experience (with dramatically … Continue reading Why PopJam is where YouTube creators are building kid-safe communities around their content

Q1 2019 Kids Trends: Momo, memes and magic

Three adult platforms (YouTube, TikTok and Fortnite) continue to influence 2019's kids trends. At the end of last year we asked the kids that use PopJam, our safe-social platform for under-13s, to predict what they thought the biggest trends of 2019 would be. They predicted that Fortnite, TikTok and YouTube would continue to dominate and … Continue reading Q1 2019 Kids Trends: Momo, memes and magic

#Kidtech Episode 9: Sam Clough, kids and parents expert

In Episode 9 of #Kidtech we change it up a little bit. Craig Donaghy, Head of Community and Insight at PopJam (SuperAwesome's safe social platform), talks to Sam Clough, a strategic insights consultant who works primarily in the kids and parents sector, about what kids think about ecommerce, shopping and retail in general. Sam and … Continue reading #Kidtech Episode 9: Sam Clough, kids and parents expert

Using stickers to enable privacy for kids on PopJam

PopJam is our COPPA and GDPR-K compliant, safe-social content platform built specifically for kids. It’s used by hundreds of brands, content-owners and YouTubers to interact directly with under-13s as an alternative to platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat (which aren’t designed for kids). Under digital privacy laws like COPPA and GDPR-K, the face of a … Continue reading Using stickers to enable privacy for kids on PopJam

Kids trend alert: Gacha, Dollify and the popularity of digital dolls

Are dolls going digital? PopJammers are going crazy about Gacha and Dollify. PopJam, our safe-social platform for under 13s, has always been a place for kids to share their latest trends in a safe and creative community. Through spikes of activity in November and December we saw several new trends appearing. In our Kids Trend … Continue reading Kids trend alert: Gacha, Dollify and the popularity of digital dolls

The biggest kids trends for 2019

At SuperAwesome, when it comes to kids trends, we like to go straight to the experts for their opinions (and drawings). Last year, we asked PopJam’s community to predict 2018’s biggest kids trends, and they accurately called out that slime, unicorns, fidget toys, squishies and iPhones would be the biggest hits of 2018. When we … Continue reading The biggest kids trends for 2019

Kids’ Trends of Q3 2018: Baby Shark, Gacha, Fortnite and memes…

At the start of this year we asked PopJammers about their trend predictions for 2018 and have followed each quarter to see how accurate they were. Slime, squishies, unicorns and iPhones have been huge this year. Fidget spinners didn’t last the year and no one saw Fortnite coming, but as usual the experts on kids … Continue reading Kids’ Trends of Q3 2018: Baby Shark, Gacha, Fortnite and memes…

How SuperAwesome helped launch Tankee, the first safe digital destination for kids to watch gaming videos

The popularity of gaming videos is the meeting of two major trends: online gaming, and online content creation. However, the vast quantities of content available on platforms such as YouTube and Twitch makes comprehensive moderation impossible, making it highly likely that young audiences are exposed to inappropriate content. Tankee aims to solve this problem by … Continue reading How SuperAwesome helped launch Tankee, the first safe digital destination for kids to watch gaming videos

Dance Moves and Horror Games: The top kids’ trends of Q2 2018

At the start of this year we shared Kids’ Trend Predictions for 2018 from the 7-12 audience of our kid-safe PopJam platform. They said 2018 would be the year of slime, unicorns, fidget spinners, squishies and iPhones. They weren’t wrong. At the end of Q1 we checked back in with the PopJammers to see what … Continue reading Dance Moves and Horror Games: The top kids’ trends of Q2 2018