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!)

PopJam now reaches over 1 MILLION kids in the UK

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.  Since we added PopJam … Continue reading PopJam now reaches over 1 MILLION kids in the UK

SuperAwesome supports Safer Internet Day 2016 on PopJam!

SuperAwesome was proud to support Safer Internet Day 2016 (#SID2016). Creating a safer online and mobile experience for kids is at the heart of everything we do. This year, Safer Internet Day 2016 took place on the 9th February with the theme 'Play your part for a better internet!' Coordinated by the UK Safer Internet Centre, the event … Continue reading SuperAwesome supports Safer Internet Day 2016 on PopJam!

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

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. To give some context, PopJam is … Continue reading How content creators are using PopJam (feat. Family Gamer TV)

Tips & Inspiration from Mobile App Judge – Iza Login

  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 … Continue reading Tips & Inspiration from Mobile App Judge – Iza Login

Meet Mobile App Judge – Iza Login

Outfit7 CEO Iza Login Joins our Judging Panel! This week we unveiled Outfit7 as The Future8 Awards Mobile App Sponsor! Following on from that exciting announcement we’re delighted to introduce Iza Login Co-Founder and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Outfit7 Limited as the newest edition to our expert judging panel.  As a Mobile App Category … Continue reading Meet Mobile App Judge – Iza Login

John Herlihy Mobile App Category Expert Judge!

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, … Continue reading John Herlihy Mobile App Category Expert Judge!

Entry Tips From Expert Judge John Herlihy

  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 … Continue reading Entry Tips From Expert Judge John Herlihy

‘Live TV’ or ‘On Demand’ ?

As Internet speed has improved over the past couple of years so too has the number of those watching television on ‘On Demand’. On Demand has allowed viewers to catch up and watch their favourite programmes when it suits them and 58% of 8-16 year olds now watch TV on a laptop or computer. Not … Continue reading ‘Live TV’ or ‘On Demand’ ?