Author Archives: Mike Hutchison

Women in Tech: An interview with Kiah Shabka, Head of Information Security

At SuperAwesome, we’re committed to ensuring team members grow and up-skill within their team, and the company as a whole. In this Women in Tech series, we’ll be looking at the career paths of various women working in tech within SuperAwesome - from engineers to product managers to everything in between.  Kiah started out her cyber security career at university where she was a researcher for the university’s Strategy and Security Institute. After graduating she became a cyber security consultant, working with a range of clients from multinational corporations to high-profile individuals. In 2019 she decided to move to an in-house role, and joined SuperAwesome as their Head of InfoSec. Read More

Women in Tech: An interview with Anna Birchall, Product Manager

At SuperAwesome, we're committed to ensuring team members grow and up-skill within their team, and the company as a whole. Anna Birchall joined SuperAwesome as an intern in 2015, and became Head of Publisher Development in 2017. Since then, her appetite for knowledge and technical nous have caused her to pivot into Product Management. Here, she talks about how her career direction changed, and what she does every day to make the internet safer for kids. Read More

PopJam Design Specs: Animated Stickers

Animated stickers are often even more popular than standard sticker packs. PopJammers love sticking them on everything! These are created, as a paid service, by our content team. If you have received this guide, you are considering creating your own animated sticker pack. This document provides direction on design work… Read More

PopJam Design Specs: Stickers

Partners have the option of featuring a digital sticker pack on PopJam. PopJammers can choose to download the digital stickers and are able to place them in the posts they create. They can use them on photos, in comments or to create unique art. These are created, as a… Read More

PopJam Design Specs: Quizzes & Polls

Polls, Swipe Quizzes, Personality Quizzes and Trivia Quizzes are a fantastic way to interact with your followers and get everybody on PopJam talking about you. These are created, as a paid service, by our content team. If you have received this guide, you are considering running a quiz or poll. Read More

How do I unfollow someone on PopJam?

You can follow a Channel or person by pressing the ‘follow’ button next to a username on the Discover page, or you can visit their profile and hit the FOLLOW button. This now means that everything the person you follow posts will feature on your Feed tab. If you… Read More

How platforms built for kids are allowing them to have a political voice

2017 was the year of the “youthquake”. Millennials and Gen-Zers were dismissed as too busy taking selfies and eating avocados to vote; but the UK general election saw the 18-24 year old turnout reach a 25-year high. In fact, there’s been a noticeable trend of increasing youth political participation; from the 2014 Scottish Independence referendum where 75% of 16-17 year olds turned out, to Virginia’s 2017 gubernatorial election where young people voted in historic numbers. What’s this got to do with kids’ social platforms? Hear me out. Read More