Kids’ privacy in practice: In conversation with got milk?’s Miranda Abney

At SuperAwesome, we’re making the internet safer for kids. That mission extends beyond powering the kids digital media ecosystem with our kidtech solutions. As champions for kids’ digital safety, we also work to help agencies, brands, and developers protect children online through insights and educational resources. Privacy laws around the… Read More

Our top tips for brand and kid-safe social video content

A year has passed since Google and YouTube reached a record settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for violating COPPA, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. In Part One of this series, we broke down three core learnings from the 2019 settlement. Part Two will take a… Read More

How brands can top kids’ wish lists this holiday season

Kids look to many sources to inspire the decisions they make. Friends, family, online content creators, and the digital communities that they belong to are all important influences. Historically, though, the schoolyard and word-of-mouth are most impactful; kids want what their friends have. However, 2020’s lockdown period due to the… Read More

One year on: key learnings from the FTC’s 2019 YouTube settlement

A year has passed since Google and YouTube reached a record settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for violating COPPA, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. The $170 million fine, following a prolonged investigation, was a critical step for kids’ online safety and moved the goalposts for enforcement… Read More

Announcing the next chapter of SuperAwesome: joining Epic Games

We started SuperAwesome in 2013 with the mission to make the internet safer for kids. The key to achieving that kind of impact has always been scale. The bigger we are, the more our products are adopted, the more that children are engaging with a safer digital environment. To help… Read More

The UK’s Children’s Code is law. What happens next?

Wednesday was the first day of a new era of online protections for kids. The Age Appropriate Design Code became law in the UK, impacting companies around the world. Any website, app, or digital service with users or operations in the UK will now have to consider the best interests of their under-18 audience in designing their services. Read More

UK’s Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham: “A generation from now, regulations protecting kids online will be as normal as seatbelts”

On Episode 11 of #Kidtech, our CEO Dylan Collins was joined by the UK’s Information Commissioner, Elizabeth Denham. She leads the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), which is responsible for regulating data privacy in the UK; overseeing the data protection practices of companies, charities, and government agencies.  Read More