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

How much do kids (and teachers) really know about social media and advertising?

Kids and teens today have been familiar with digital media and advertising from a very young age. With technology at their fingertips, the need for our youngest generation to understand what exactly is being suggested, promised and sold is greater than ever. Media Smart, a media literacy programme for 7 to 16 year-olds, backed by … Continue reading How much do kids (and teachers) really know about social media and advertising?

We asked 1000 kids what they thought about online advertising

We’re often asked which ad formats are the most effective for engaging kids’ imaginations. Our Insights team recently spoke to over a thousand kids aged 6-14 across the US and UK, who gave some pretty blunt feedback about the various ad formats they encounter daily. Interestingly US kids are generally more ready to engage with … Continue reading We asked 1000 kids what they thought about online advertising

Introducing our Kidfluencer Network: bringing kid-safety to content marketing

We’ve spent the last three years creating the infrastructure for safe brand engagement in the digital kids market. Today marks another milestone in this mission. Introducing the latest SuperAwesome product: the Kidfluencer YouTube Network. A long time ago (in a galaxy not so far away) we all came to terms with the inevitability that kids are on … Continue reading Introducing our Kidfluencer Network: bringing kid-safety to content marketing

5 things you need to know about Generation Swipe and VR

SuperAwesome recently collaborated with US virtual reality research firm Greenlight VR to produce a 60-page report exploring attitudes towards the technology in the UK. 1,018 participants were interviewed, ranging in age from 10 - 60+. However, as kids experts, there was always going to be one group we were most interested in: ‘Generation Swipe’, the … Continue reading 5 things you need to know about Generation Swipe and VR

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!

Infographic: What you need to know about kids’ digital behaviour in ASEAN

SuperAwesome Insights have just released one of the first research reports on digital media activities in of 6-14 kids in Southeast Asia. The report gives a comprehensive picture of kids' media consumption habits across the main ASEAN markets including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Here are some of our key findings from this unique, digitally minded audience: For … Continue reading Infographic: What you need to know about kids’ digital behaviour in ASEAN

How the new EU data privacy laws change the kids ad market forever

The US leads the world in data privacy compliance requirements for the kids digital media sector through its Children's Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA) legislation. Europe has been lagging behind in terms of standards until last month when the requirements of the upcoming new 2016 kids data privacy laws were revealed. Not only has the … Continue reading How the new EU data privacy laws change the kids ad market forever

The question that every politician wants to answer…

With the election looming, it’s the question that every politician wants to answer – how to engage the youth. Voter apathy in this age group is high with over half of 18-24 year olds not using their vote. The next generation of voters are set to face an ever broader and splintered political field than … Continue reading The question that every politician wants to answer…

Zoella and friends: the digital stars taking the book world by storm

It may have caught your attention a few weeks ago that the kids on your nearby school run were sporting rather more fairy wings, hook hands and witch hats than usual. The reason? World Book Day: that time when schools across the country are flooded with little Heidis and Grinches, Gruffalos and Wimpy Kids. This year there was even … Continue reading Zoella and friends: the digital stars taking the book world by storm