Sticker your pics & share them instantly – how cool is that!?

Sticker up your pics & share instantly on Kazaana!

Sticker up your pics & share instantly on Kazaana!

Download Kazaana’s iOS app & give us 5 stars today!

We think it’s important that kids get to safely play with new technology which is why we built Kazaana in the first place. Now, we’re mobile too!! Kids can download our app in the App Store, login or setup a new account, style their photos with cool stickers, borders, and filters, and then share them with friends instantly!! That’s not all – they can also see everything their friends and their favorite brands and organizations like Discovery Kids and the Girl Scouts are sharing through their very own Chatterbox feed. So, what are you waiting for? Download Kazaana today and let us know what you think!

Kazaana & Radio Disney Help Kick Off Girl Scouts Winterfest this Weekend!

Kazaana & Radio Disney Help Kick Off Girl Scouts Winterfest this Weekend!

‘Tis the season to give and to receive and we have the best idea for taking care of both- come along with Kazaana to the Girl Scouts of Northern California Winterfest! Kazaana and Radio Disney are teaming up to bring you a day of funs, prizes and games at this, the last BIG event celebrating 100 years of Girl Scouts. It is a magical winter wonderland of crafts, games, and holiday shopping created by Teens Take Over and troops from all over Northern California. You can make your own unique room decorations, impress people with your glamorous jewelry-making abilities, stand out from the crowd with face paint and henna tattoos, play exciting games to win prizes, and shop for one of a kind holiday gifts that you will not find at the mall!

This event is also the culmination of a week-long food drive for Second Harvest Food Bank by the Girls Scouts and you can pitch in by bringing 2 cans of food with you to Winterfest. Kazaana will also be in the giving spirit, and for every kid who signs up for Kazaana at our booth, we will donate an additional can of food to the food drive. But you won’t be going home empty handed, as all kids who sign up also get a very cool, exclusive gift!

See you there!

Details:
Winterfest 2012
Sat, Dec. 1, 2012, 10am – 3pm
Santa Clara County Fairgrounds
$15.00 per child + 2 cans of food or non-perishable food items
$10.00 per adult +2 cans of food or non-perishable food items

Giving Your Kids the Freedom to Share Safely

Our friend and awesome blogger Lori Cunningham, aka Well Connected Mom, wrote a great piece on Kazaana highlighting how kids can make friends on Kazaana safely! Basically, moms agree on friendship pairs and then their kids can instantly connect through video and text chat and share their own stuff like photos and videos. Check out Lori’s awesome article here! And be sure to follow @KazaanaMe and @WellConnectdMom on Twitter.

Kazaana in Kidscreen Magazine

Kazaana in Kidscreen!

“While Facebook continues to mull over the idea of opening its social network to kids under 13, developers have been persistent in giving the demo its own unique virtual play spaces. Menlo Park, California-based startup Kazaana (formerly PixyKids) has recently joined that group. But where popular social sites like Moshi Monsters, Club Penguin or Everloop either focus on interactive gaming or social networking, Kazaana plans to bring the two features together.”

- Read more in the latest issue of Kidscreen Magazine

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Making sure those new BFFS stay BFs Forever


Keeping up with Camp Friends

For the more than 10 Million kids who go to camp ever year, according to the American Camp Association, summer camp is a truly special experience that they will treasure the memories of  for their entire lives. Going off for weeks at a time (without parents around) to learn new skills and meet new people is a great way for kids to develop fast friendships that could last forever.
 
I remember by own Girl Scout camp experience and those friendships I made seemed destined to continue past the time our parents came to pick us up after 2 weeks of horseback riding in the Sierras. So, we traded addresses and became pen pals… for a while at least.  After a year or so, our letters to each other became less frequent, and since none of us lived near each other, the friendships quietly faded away. I still think about those girls I met at camp and wonder what they are doing now, but honestly, I am hard-pressed to even remember their names. Continue reading
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Kazaana & Partner Radio Disney Help Kick Off Girl Scouts Event In San Jose!


Kazaana and Radio Disney Participate In Girl Scouts of Northern CA’s Open House, September 15th

MENLO PARK, CA, September 14, 2012 – Kazaana, an interactive and immersive social media platform where kids 6-12 can create, share with their friends and families, and have fun through their personalized digital space, announce today that they together with Radio Disney, the #1 radio network for kids, tweens and families, will participate in the Girl Scouts of Northern California Open House this weekend!

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Five Technology Study Tips for Back to School

In school I had a unique, and kind of tedious, study method. I would write up notes in class, type them up at home, then print them and highlight important sections. But now there are apps that practically do that for you – and more! Technology has made it easier for kids to keep up with their studies, and the five tips below will have your kids studying effectively this school year. Continue reading

BlogHer'12 in NYC!

WellConnectedMom and Kazaana in NYC!

We had the pleasure of sponsoring Lori Cunningham, WellConnectedMom and nationally respected mom blogger, for BlogHer12.  We couldn’t have been more pleased with the outcome and wanted to personally thank Lori for her commitment to Kazaana’s launch and further introducing our platform to the over 5,000 mom and dad bloggers attending the conference.  From what we’ve heard, it was certainly the place to be in NYC for mixing, mingling and chatting about all topics important to making an impact in the blogosphere for parents and families. In fact, bloggers have such an impact in relating to America’s families that President Obama himself opened the BlogHer conference as a keynote speaker, via a live feed!