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AwesomenessTV's Beth Greve: DreamworksTV Is A 'Giant Trailblazer' Wants to make the Internet safe for kids, teens and brands

In its short two-year existence, AwesomenessTV has gone from making one film featuring a YouTube star to becoming one of the Web's biggest portals for emerging online talent. With the…

July 6, 2014, 8:29 PM EDT

Creepy Ads Ask, Do You Know What Your Kids Are Finding Online? Few children tell adults, advocacy group says

Here's a spot-on, if disturbing, visual for how kids stumble across disturbing images and video while browsing online. The online and print campaign, for child-safety nonprofit Innocence in Danger, features images…

June 24, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

What America Eats: The Triumph of Marketing Over Science Fed Up director says companies deliberately mislead consumers

What inspired you to make the movie? The initial idea was [the film’s executive producer and narrator] Katie Couric’s. I was on her show promoting my last film, Tapped, and as…

June 17, 2014, 11:30 AM EDT

Clever Girls Collective, KidzVuz Create Family Friendly Online Network Kids review the darndest things

To help brands find online video content that even Mom and Dad will approve of, social media agency Clever Girls Collective and online network KidzVuz are working together to highlight…

June 3, 2014, 12:49 PM EDT

Child Slavery PSAs Contrast the Joy of Youth and the Tragedy of Stolen Innocence 'No Child for Sale' shows heartbreaking comparisons

To highlight the global tragedy of children being sold into prostitution and hard labor, agency kbs+ has released three new spots for World Vision Canada's "No Child for Sale" initiative.…

May 6, 2014, 10:31 AM EDT

Cartoon Characters Go Bald to Sweetly Show Kids With Cancer They're Not Alone Snoopy, Garfield and more

There's a reason children's shows always seem to have more diversity than anything else on television. It's because kids look to TV as a window that helps make sense of…

April 21, 2014, 5:10 PM EDT

Cruise Ships Now Depend on Parents Bringing the Kids Along Disney helped change the industry

In the summer of 1951, a passenger aboard the RMS Queen Elizabeth had plenty of things to do. There was shuffleboard, deck tennis, books to borrow from the library. The…

March 13, 2014, 7:39 AM EDT

A Look at Kids' Exposure to Ads Children see a lot of marketing messages, regardless of platform

Despite the availability of video games and streaming TV shows on mobile devices, kids still spend more time watching television than they do using any other type of media, and…

March 11, 2014, 10:37 PM EDT

Will Video Game-Toy Hybrids Save the Industry or Eat It? Trend could a bubble or the future of playtime

Until recently, your kid’s brain has been the best place to stage battles between Spider-Man and Skeletor. But technology has made this a brave new world, and digital architects have…

February 16, 2014, 11:11 PM EST

Potty With Built-in iPad Makes List of the Year's Most 'Oppressive' Toys Play-Doh app, others also get flushed

The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood has chosen this year's five nominees for its annual Toady Award (dis)honoring "Toys Oppressive and Destructive to Young Children." There's a Monopoly game plastered with…

November 22, 2013, 10:38 AM EST

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