Author Archives: Kate Devlin

#Kidtech Season Two Episode One: FTC Commissioner, Rebecca Slaughter

In 2019, kids’ digital privacy went mainstream as Google was fined $170m by the FTC for breaching COPPA. This marked the first occasion that Silicon Valley had formally recognised the existence of children on general audience platforms. In Episode One of Kidtech Season Two, FTC Commissioner Rebecca Slaughter sat with SuperAwesome CEO Dylan Collins to discuss *that* YouTube fine, emerging digital privacy policies in the kids space, the FTC’s role and what she thinks the future of COPPA might look like. Read More

Announcing #Kidtech Season Two

In 2019 we launched #Kidtech, the podcast that goes behind the scenes with the people and companies influencing the digital kids sector.  Season One featured a series of incredible guests across many different areas of the kidtech sphere. You can take a glance back at some of Season One’s highlights… Read More

How we scaled our company culture at SuperAwesome

Our Chief of Staff, Kate Devlin, was recently asked to speak at Start Up Week Dublin, on Scaling Culture in Organisations. As one of SuperAwesome’s early hires back in 2015, Kate’s role throughout her time at SuperAwesome has given her unique insight into how a culture scales from a few desks in the corner of a shared office space to five global offices, and over 150 people. Read More

#Kidtech Episode 19: Sam Clough, Kids and Parents Expert

In Episode 19 of #Kidtech, Craig Donaghy, Head of Community Insight at PopJam (SuperAwesome’s kid-safe community platform) and Sam Clough, a leading family consultant, discuss how kids actually think about online safety.  Sam and Craig trade opinions on how much kids understand about data privacy, their own concerns around online… Read More