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Why kids love the Kim Kardashian game

Why kids love the Kim Kardashian game | Smart Media | Scoop.it
How does a game starring Kim Kardashian stand to generate US$200 million by the end of the year? After talking to a group of kids who play the game, Matthew Warneford, the co-founder of research agency Dubit, shares his findings.
Karen B Wehner's insight:

Thanks for asking, Matthew Warneford, because I've been wondering mightily. And Tony - couldn't agree more with your parting note re: whether this is ''appropriate'' entertainment for kids. 

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Online games industry given two months to get house in order following OFT investigation  - The Office of Fair Trading

Online games industry given two months to get house in order following OFT investigation  - The Office of Fair Trading | Smart Media | Scoop.it
The OFT has today published its final principles for online and in-app games, and given games producers a deadline of 1 April to ensure that their games do not breach consumer protection law.
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Wherein the UK goes all COPPA. About time, really.

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