Pottermore, the exclusive website for digital Harry Potter books, announced today that the site will offer a gifting service allowing purchases of Harry Potter e-books to be delivered to your favorite Potter fan. The new shop, located at shop.pottermore.com, allows you to create a personal message along with the digital gift. You […]
According to a new survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, most parents of teenagers are concerned about the online habits and activites of their teenage children, including how that activity may be monitored by others.
81% of parents of digitally connected teens are concerned about advertisers […]
UK-based Aardman Digital announced the launch of a touch-screen game created especially for the BAFTA award-winning show, Cbeebies’ Something Special. Something Special is a program geared toward children with learning and communication challenges.
Something Special is a simple, fun and informative show and each episode focuses on aspects of the children’s world around […]
Subscription channel Hulu Plus recently launched a section targeted specifically for kids. Hulu Kids, offering kid-friendly, streaming content is free of advertising, which has received much acclaim from parents. This ad-free service means kids are not bombarded with advertisements and the pressure to purchase toys and games.
Hulu Plus […]
Media company Engage Digital and the Toy Industry Association and announced today that the 7th Annual Digital Kids® Conference will co-locate once again with the American International Toy Fair in February 2013 at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
Taking place February 12-13, the […]
Online kids channel Toon Goggles, a portal providing valuable viewing data to content producers, has teamed up with KIDO’Z, which develops safe environments for kids involved in online activities, to boost online safety for kids.
This collaboration means that kids will be able to watch an unlimited library of […]
According to a Harris Poll conducted in October of this year, half of Americans (52%) claim they will purchase toys as gifts this holiday season, while 2 in 5 (42%) will not and 6% are not sure. Three-quarters (77%) of parents with a child under 18 say they plan to purchase […]
The Chicago Toy & Game Fair (November 2013) will introduce three new Moshi Monsters toy assortments, including […]
TinyTap, the free iPad application that allows parents and educators to create learning games for kids, has recently raised $500K in seed funding. The funding comes from Inimiti, an Israeli micro venture capital fund that invests in new media startups.
“We partnered with TinyTap as we see a huge […]
Night & Day Studios, the company behind kids’ apps such as Peekaboo, Richard Scarry’s Busytown and Caillou (which, along with their other apps, have garnered over 2 million downloads to date) announced its new partnership yesterday with ScrollMotion, a leading enterprise mobile software company.
“We are becoming the exclusive children’s […]
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