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Market trends, politics, technologies, media, and innovations at the crossroads of 21st-century entertainment and education.
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YouTube, apps and Minecraft: digital kids and the future of children’s media

YouTube, apps and Minecraft: digital kids and the future of children’s media | Smart Media | Scoop.it
SuperAwesome boss Dylan Collins challenges entertainment companies and investors to adapt to change. By Stuart Dredge
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Spot on with observations: cross-platform, distribution channels, premium quality/price OR massive scale will win in kids entertainment going forward.

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Saban, Jakks Pacific want to bring emojis to life

Saban, Jakks Pacific want to bring emojis to life | Smart Media | Scoop.it
The mobile world has given emoji characters a life their own, and soon kids will have a chance to play - quite literally - in Emojiville, a new multiplatform property and toy line from Saban Brands and Jakks Pacific that will initially kick off as an original web series this fall.
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The original web series firehose continues to spew.  This one remind anyone else of the old Mr Men and Little Miss series? 

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Discovery Kids unveils mobile-first website

Discovery Kids unveils mobile-first website | Smart Media | Scoop.it
Discovery Kids is looking to capitalize on changing online habits of its young audience by re-launching its website to feature a mobile-first design, as well as hours of new video, editorial and branded games.
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And the mobile content steamroller rolls on.

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College-Age TV Watchers Have No Cords to Cut - eMarketer

College-Age TV Watchers Have No Cords to Cut - eMarketer | Smart Media | Scoop.it
Rather than debate cord-cutting, these millennials already get TV shows they want without cable. College-age millennials still want their TV.
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Telstra: Technology and education a happy marriage

Telstra: Technology and education a happy marriage | Smart Media | Scoop.it

Telstra: Children can benefit most from the application of technology to enable personalised learning experiences.

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Do u h8 h8? DoSomething.org Wants Teens To Text For Social Good :)

Do u h8 h8? DoSomething.org Wants Teens To Text For Social Good :) | Smart Media | Scoop.it
It’s a constant challenge for social causes: how to expand reach while really engaging potential and current volunteers and donors. The answer might just be found in the back pocket of a teenager’s jeans.

 

[A great read for those incorporating mobile in their transmedia worlds.]


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A Mobile Manifesto: Let’s Keep Talking

Here at the Cooney Center, we often talk about the importance of multi-disciplinary collaboration, and I love it when talented people from different sectors of the industry get together and do something great.
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How Tablets Are Powering The Future Of Storytelling

How Tablets Are Powering The Future Of Storytelling | Smart Media | Scoop.it

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Jeni Mawter's curator insight, June 29, 2014 11:41 PM

Tablets are in the hands of every child and young adult across much of the planet. Children's and young adult storytellers take not.

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, June 30, 2014 1:58 AM

Because one way or another... they are. Sooo, let's see how.

Karen E Smith's curator insight, July 2, 2014 3:46 PM

First drafts from now on are done on my iPad. This is a personal shift.

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Mind Candy gets ready for battle

Mind Candy gets ready for battle | Smart Media | Scoop.it
Moshi Monsters maker Mind Candy has unveiled its latest franchise, a combat strategy game called World of Warriors.
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I must confess to disappointment that the history-inspired character types appears to be little more than a convenient criteria for avatar skins. 

 

And, perhaps more importantly: how is this any different from the latest Clash of Clans ripoff? 

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OnLive launches iPad and Android apps - Telegraph

OnLive launches iPad and Android apps - Telegraph | Smart Media | Scoop.it
Best-selling games including LA Noire will be available via tablets such as
the iPad, but Android launches for cloud-gaming services will come first.
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Mobile apps get rating system

Mobile apps get rating system | Smart Media | Scoop.it
Taking a virtual page from the video game world, mobile apps will be subject to age-based ratings thanks to a new partnership between the ESRB and wireless association CTIA, which was announced in full detail yesterday.
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Noddy steps into app land

Noddy steps into app land | Smart Media | Scoop.it

Noddy, star of the preschool series Noddy in Toyland, extends transmedia presence into mobile, thanks to a partnership between brand-owner Chorion, Avanquest Software and France Televisions Distribution.

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Are We Wired for Mobile Learning?

Are We Wired for Mobile Learning? | Smart Media | Scoop.it
Because of the proliferation of new technologies, the younger generation today is outgrowing traditional forms of education – remember pencils, chalkboards, textbooks and graphing calculators?
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