Introducing SafeFam: the certification program for young YouTubers

The challenge presented by kids spending time on YouTube has been well-documented over the last few months. Ultimately, the platform was designed for adults, so there are limits to what content safeguards YouTube can put in place for the under-13 audience. Today, we’re stepping in to help by rolling out our SafeFam content certification for … Continue reading Introducing SafeFam: the certification program for young YouTubers

Unconference: Growing the London Node.js ecosystem

“I love it when a plan comes together!”, this is the catch-phrase I’d use to define the first ever London Node.js Unconference event we co-hosted with our friends from RecWorks last night at our Headquarters. Some very interesting things are happening in the Node.js ecosystem, so we decided to gather ~30 smart and passionate developers … Continue reading Unconference: Growing the London Node.js ecosystem

REX scoops Campaign’s Breakthrough Technology Award for Kid-Safe Programmatic!

We’re delighted to announce that REX, our kid-safe (COPPA/GDPR-compliant) programmatic solution for the under-13 audience, has been awarded a bronze certificate for the best Breakthrough Technology in Campaign magazine’s Creative Technology Awards 2017. The award ceremony, which took place last night at the Tower of London, celebrated the top brands, agencies and technology companies from … Continue reading REX scoops Campaign’s Breakthrough Technology Award for Kid-Safe Programmatic!

How Awesome Content Targeting creates a contextual map of kids content (VIDEO)

Last month, we revealed Awesome Content Targeting (ACT), the latest generation of our content analysis engine. It caused a bit of a stir. ACT uses a range of machine learning techniques to build a deep, contextual understanding of the universe of kids content beyond anything that’s been available before. The technology is complex but the concept … Continue reading How Awesome Content Targeting creates a contextual map of kids content (VIDEO)

Announcing PopJam PLATFORM>, the first kid-safe social API

The need for a dedicated social platform to safely engage with under-13s in a creative, interactive and responsible way (versus a 13+ environment like Snapchat, Facebook etc) has been a major issue for too long. Today we're fixing that by rolling out the first phase of PopJam PLATFORM>, a safe-social, COPPA-compliant layer for developers and publishers.  You … Continue reading Announcing PopJam PLATFORM>, the first kid-safe social API

Building the safe social infrastructure for kids (aka PopJam is now live in US!)

Despite almost exponential growth in kids who have Internet access, Silicon Valley has mostly designed products with the assumption that nobody under 13 actually exists. So how do content owners responsibly engage with kids without directing a 9yr-old to a Facebook page? Some history first. Although we have built a lot of products for the u13 content ecosystem, PopJam … Continue reading Building the safe social infrastructure for kids (aka PopJam is now live in US!)

Announcing REX: the world’s first kid-safe programmatic exchange

Today marks a major milestone in the kids digital media industry. We’re extremely pleased to announce the launch of REX, the world’s first kid-safe, COPPA-compliant programmatic exchange. This is a very big deal. COPPA and GDPR forbid profile or cookie-based targeting which has, until now, removed all programmatic options (and hence automation) from the kids … Continue reading Announcing REX: the world’s first kid-safe programmatic exchange

The importance of automated code testing

  One of our awesome full stack developers explains the benefits and the best methods of automated code testing, helping to create bug free products millions of people can enjoy.  What is it? Automated code testing, as the name suggests, consists of automatically testing a software or a piece of code so that given some input … Continue reading The importance of automated code testing

Linux containers

For a long time, web applications have been deployed directly on bare metal servers. To run a web application, you had to rent a server, install an operating system, then run your application on top of it. This was time consuming, dependency management was complicated and it was almost impossible to distribute the resources efficiently if you had … Continue reading Linux containers