Full Interview Transcript: #Kidtech S2 Episode 2: WPP CEO Mark Read

“I think that we're all going to come out of this situation with kids much, much more connected than before… But it's going to bring with it a greater sense of responsibility in making sure the internet is a safe place for children.” In Episode Two of #Kidtech Season Two, we were joined by Mark Read, CEO of WPP, the world’s largest advertising and communications company. You can listen on Spotify, iTunes or Soundcloud but the interview transcript is below, for those who prefer to read rather than listen: Read More

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Every company is a kids brand now…

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I wanted to share some of the measures that we’re taking to ensure SuperAwesome’s services remain unaffected by the Covid-19 pandemic.   We’re following advice from the authorities in each of our regions. At this point we’ve shifted all of our global teams to working from home, along with implementing additional… Read More

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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 SuperAwesome’s new KidAware Certificate Program

In November 2019 we launched the KidAware online portal, providing anytime, online access to our most frequently requested courses on COPPA, GDPR-K and other kids’ digital regulations. The portal provides brand, publisher and agency teams with up-to-date training on the rapidly changing world of kids data privacy laws, kids’ ad regulations and best practices for engaging kids compliantly online.  Read More