How SuperAwesome scales containers for kidtech

Containers are a critical part of SuperAwesome's infrastructure, allowing us to grow very rapidly without losing focus on our goals.  Sometimes, some really simple changes can allow you to save you money, build simpler infrastructure, ensure a better developer experience, and reduce maintenance. Read More

VivaTech 2019: How kids are disrupting the internet’s biggest companies

By the time a child is 13, advertising platforms designed for adults will have captured over 72 million pieces of data on them, sharing that personal information with hundreds of other companies. Fundamentally, children are using an internet which was never designed for them. CEO Dylan Collins took to the stage at VivaTech earlier this year to talk about why the solution to this problem isn't coming from Silicon Valley... Read More

How we implemented kid-safe analytics with Amplitude

PopJam is a social platform that is built from the ground up to be safe, appropriate and fully anonymous for kids. It’s a safe, moderated community for kids to engage with their favourite content and brands, designed specifically for the safety and data privacy requirements (COPPA, GDPR-K) of the under-13 audience. Because it is aimed at an audience of 7-12 year olds, we take both privacy and compliance extremely seriously. A critical concern for any platform is the product analytics you use to measure and learn. This is never a trivial thing to get right. Deciding what to measure, and how, requires careful thought, but at least you have a massive array of products and solutions to choose from, often with fully-featured SDKs to make implementation quicker and easier. Read More

Designing efficient data transactions under GDPR

Data is a currency. Before May 2018, users  —  who provide or create this data in the first place  —  were secondary to this economy. The Data Protection Act gave the public recourse, but very little transparency, and there was little understanding of the value of the data they were giving away daily. GDPR has put power in the hands of the users, and many companies have yet to understand that they need to explain exactly what their users are getting, at what costs, and why they should trust them, before they hand over their valuable data. 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