Join us for the #PixyKids Twitter Party LIVE from the Digital Kids 2012 Conference in Los Angeles. Join us in discussing technology, social media, and what kids are really interested in online! #PixyKids, #digitalkids, #socialmedia, #kids, #tech
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Hosted by @PixyKids, the new interactive and engaging social media platform where kids 6-12 can create, share, learn, and have fun through their personalized digital space!
Featuring Guest Co-Hosts Beth Blecherman @techmama and Sarah Auerswald @SAuerswald
Mommy Blogger Expert Panelists:
Katie Dillon @lajollamom
Heidi Leder @c2cmom
Janis Elspas @mommyblogexpert
Ciaran Blumenfeld @momfluential
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As digital natives grow up using social media more and more for everything from making friends to sending out birthday party invitations, children may think the online environment should be the only environment in which they interact with peers. They grow up wondering why they can’t just say a quick ‘thanks’ online, rather than hand-writing a thank you note to their grandparents. Though communication has indeed morphed due to the information age, simple etiquette deems a phone call or a pen and paper more appropriate for certain occasions. Your child may need help recognizing these times, so that they learn how to navigate the line between tech and tradition from you. Continue reading
Rizzo Joins Board On The Heels Of Company’s $3 Million Financing Round
MENLO PARK, CA, APRIL 3, 2012 – PixyKids (www.pixykids.com), an interactive and immersive social media family and kids platform, today announced that John F. Rizzo, Jive Software’s Chief Marketing Officer, has joined the Board of Directors. The announcement follows the closure of financing of a total round of $3 million including a $2 million investment by ATA Ventures. Mr. Rizzo is joining a board that includes PixyKids’ Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Rajul Kadakia and Co-Founder & Managing Director ATA Ventures, Pete Thomas. Backed initially by Silicon Valley giants Sequoia and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Jive is one of the fastest growing public companies after their successful IPO in December 2011, which has further highlighted growing investor interest in social media companies.
“John’s exceptional depth of experience across social media, interactive marketing, and success growing early stage companies into respected organizations will make a tremendous contribution to our Board of Directors,” said Rajul Kadakia, Co-Founder and CEO of PixyKids. “We are conscientiously building the PixyKids Board with key innovators and decision makers in the industry and John’s extensive insight and experience comes at a very exciting time. I know he shares our enthusiasm and vision for PixyKids to become an engaging social platform where kids and families around the world can connect and share, and we are thrilled to be the beneficiary of his outstanding and relevant expertise.” Continue reading