Celebrating Anti-Bullying Week on PopJam

We work to create a kind and caring community on PopJam, SuperAwesome’s safe-social content platform, and a huge part of that is supporting events that spread positive messaging to kids. As part of this, we participate in Anti-Bullying Week, which runs from 11-15 November. The Anti-Bullying Alliance is a coalition of organisations working to tackle bullying. This year’s theme is ‘Change Starts With Us’, and this is being echoed on PopJam. Read More

Women in Tech: An interview with Jess Whatson, Senior Market Strategy Manager

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.  Jess Whatson joined SuperAwesome as Sales Support in 2016. Her passion for data analysis and the kids digital ecosystem as a whole as led her to her current position, leading  our Market Strategy team across EMEA.  Here, she talks about how her career has evolved within SuperAwesome, and what she does to make the internet safer for kids.  Read More

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

Q3 2019 Kids Trends: VSCO girls v E-girls and Fortnite freak outs!

VSCO girls are the biggest key trend of Q3, but will they be replaced by E-girls? Plus, the end of Fortnite Chapter One worried gamers with a big stunt. Every quarter, we look at what’s trending in the kids space and we do this by asking the experts - actual children. We asked kids on PopJam, our safe content-sharing platform, their thoughts on a range of subjects. We don’t collect any data on PopJammers, but we do compile the most-mentioned answers to identify the top trends.  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

#Kidtech Episode 18: Darran Garnham, CEO of MTW Toys

In Episode 18 of #Kidtech, Darran Garnham, CEO of MTW Toys, Europe’s main distributor of Thinkway toys, joins SuperAwesome CEO Dylan Collins in London to discuss entertainment licensing, digital and physical toys, his angel investment in Calm and some of the history behind Mind Candy. A wide-ranging conversation covering the past, present and future of the kids sector. Read More