The GDPR-K Toolkit for Kids Publishers Part One: Audit your technology partners
In this series we outline the steps you ought to take immediately to prepare for GDPR-K. Part One deals with auditing your technology partners.
How platforms built for kids are giving them a political voice
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.
10 things developers should know about building digital services for kids
Read here some of the lessons we’ve seen developers go through as they build kid-safe functionality for their services.
Introducing SafeFam: the certification program for young YouTubers
The challenge presented by kids spending time on YouTube has been well-documented over the last few months. Ultimately, the platform was designed for adults, so there are limits to what content safeguards YouTube can put in place for the under-13 audience. Today, we’re stepping in to help by rolling out our SafeFam content certification for YouTubers with young audiences.
How do kids think about online safety?
What do kids say are their top online safety tips? We asked PopJammers to share their thoughts.
The emerging kids trend of Original Characters
Children have always used art to explore the boundaries of their imagination whether that be with finger paint, sketching under the covers – or now, more recently, using digital art platforms and tablets. While Gen X-ers might see something to mourn in the switch from real-life creativity to online exploration, the basic beauty of curiosity and creativity still exists on the digital playground.
Kids’ top five online fears
On PopJam, we don’t collect data on our users. Our kid-safe content sharing platform for under 13s is fully COPPA and GDPR compliant, and we have an active and creative community who love to offer their thoughts on the digital world around them.
We started a discussion about what worries them about being online and here are their top five fears.