Was 2016 really “the worst year ever”? Kids give their opinions

To say that 2016 was a memorable year for the majority of the adult world may be an understatement. Many breathed a sigh of relief as this new year began – but how much did the apocalyptic media coverage of 2016 really affect centennials? We spoke to over 800 8-18 year olds from the US and the UK, to find out what stood out to them from the last year – and whether it was really that bad after all.

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PopJam now reaches over 1 MILLION kids in the UK

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NEWSFLASH: 1) PopJam smashed through the 1 million user level last week, now reaching over 30% of 8-12 kids in the UK. 2) PopJam isn’t just about awesome kids brands anymore. Read on to find out how it has become the default safe-social channel for YouTubers to engage with their under-13 audiences. 

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How content creators are using PopJam (feat. Family Gamer TV)

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You may have heard in the media last month that we have recently acquired PopJam, the leading social content platform for kids. We’d like to show you how content creators are using this unique addition to our platform to reach the kids audience where they engage the most – across mobile and tablet.

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Tips & Inspiration from Mobile App Judge – Iza Login

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Iza Login, the Co-Founder and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Outfit7 and one of Future8’s expert judges, shares her tips and inspiration for entrants and tells us what she’s looking for in a winning entry! If you want to impress Iza and rock the Mobile App category read this! Plus check out the life-changing prize, courtesy of Outfit7, here!! Continue reading

John Herlihy Mobile App Category Expert Judge!

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We are delighted to welcome John Herlihy to the Future8 expert judging panel!

As Vice President, SMB Sales at Google, John is responsible for small and medium advertising sales in Europe and EMEA. John also serves as Head of Google Ireland, which employs over 2,500 people in Dublin across diverse functions including sales, operations, engineering, legal,  human resources and finance.

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Entry Tips From Expert Judge John Herlihy

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John Herlihy, Vice President, SMB Sales and Head of Google Ireland joins The Future8 expert judging panel!  As one of our Mobile App Category judges, John will be choosing which lucky entrant will receive a once in a lifetime prize from our sponsors, Outfit7. Find out more about the prize here! Read our interview with John below to get an insight into what he is looking for in the winning entry and check out John’s 3 Tips to give your entry the winning edge!

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