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43 Social Media Innovations for Kids

From Kid-Friendly Coding Apps to Personalized Storybooks

— May 29, 2014 — Life-Stages
With children maturing at an increasingly fast rate, exposure to grown-up, adult endeavors becomes more common, resulting in a plethora of fun and exciting social media innovations for kids.

Seeking to get little ones prepared and well-immersed in the media-savvy world ahead of them, parents are introducing children to forms of online engagement and interaction at a very early age. Combining methods of play with high-tech devices and social interaction, these innovations for kids are allowing young ones to participate in modern methods of technology in a much safer and secure manner. Showcasing everything from tablets designed for tots to toys that resemble online networking sites like Instagram, these social media innovations for kids are humorously reflecting an age where social integration has no bounds.
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Kid-Friendly Radio Apps
Kid-Friendly Radio Apps
The iHeartRadio Family App is a Dedicated Radio for Kids
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App-Connected Car Seat Monitors
App-Connected Car Seat Monitors
'Driver's Little Helper' Alerts the Driver If the Car is Too Hot
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Pre-Schooler Email Apps
Pre-Schooler Email Apps
The Maily iPad App Teaches Children Online Communication Etiquette
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Age-Appropriate Video Apps
Age-Appropriate Video Apps
This YouTube App for Kids Prevents Accidental Adult Video-Watching
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Kid-Friendly Photography Apps
Kid-Friendly Photography Apps
KidCam Appeals to Child Phonegraphers and Their Parents
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Homework Help Apps
Homework Help Apps
Tutor App GotIt! is an Inexpensive Solution for Math and Science Advice
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Kid-Controlled Playtime Apps
Kid-Controlled Playtime Apps
UNICEF's PlayTimer App Sets a Timer for Playing with Your Child
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Animated Children's Tablets
Animated Children's Tablets
The Dreamworks Android Tablet is Designed for Kids
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DIY Interactive Gaming Apps
DIY Interactive Gaming Apps
Make it Kids Lets Children Create Their Own Imaginative Activities
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Visually Stimulating Youth Timers
Visually Stimulating Youth Timers
The Tico Timer App Helps Children Develop a Sense of Time
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Child-Friendly Treasure Apps
Child-Friendly Treasure Apps
The Time Tremors App Lets Kids Learn About History in a Treasure Hunt
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Kid-Friendly Coding Apps
Kid-Friendly Coding Apps
The ScratchJr App Teaches Kids as Young as Five to Program Computers
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Child-Translating Newspaper Apps
Child-Translating Newspaper Apps
The Tokyo Newspaper Develops an App to Translate News for Kids
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Smartphone-Connected Teddy Bears
Smartphone-Connected Teddy Bears
ELO Teddy Uses What’s App to Link Sick Kids with Their Families
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Tween Mobile Social Networks
Tween Mobile Social Networks
The Everloop Mobile App is Only for Kids 13 or Younger
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Kid-Friendly Environmental Apps
Kid-Friendly Environmental Apps
The Four Seasons Earth Day App Will Help Your Kids Be More Green
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Convertible Kiddie Computers
Convertible Kiddie Computers
The Pupil 104 is an All-in-One Machine, Catering to Various Learners
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Personalized Storybooks
Personalized Storybooks
Storybots Personalized Storybooks Let Your Child Be the Star of the Plot
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Colorfully Animated Phone Ads
Colorfully Animated Phone Ads
Tumblr Hosts a Colorful iPhone 5C Advertisement for Apple
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Feline Emoticon Tees
Feline Emoticon Tees
Turn an Average T-Shirt into a Symbolic Kitty Cat Design with This Tutorial
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Augmented Reality Cartoon Photos
Augmented Reality Cartoon Photos
Ice Age: Continental Drift App Offers Interactive Fun
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Web-Connected Infant Weighers
Web-Connected Infant Weighers
The Withings Smart Baby Scale Communicates with Your Computer
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Social Media Cameras
Social Media Cameras
The Nikon Android Instragram Integrated System is Handy
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Robotic Smartphone Companions
Robotic Smartphone Companions
The Romo Robot Introduces Kids to Programming in a Fun Way
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Family-Friendly Social Media
Family-Friendly Social Media
'Togetherville' Brings Safe Online Networking to Children and Parents
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Interactive Augmented Bedtime Apps
Interactive Augmented Bedtime Apps
This Bedtime Story App Turns Bedsheets into Backgrounds
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Kid-Friendly Ecology Apps
Kid-Friendly Ecology Apps
Tinybop's Second Educational Kids' App Centers Around Plants & Animals
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Kiddie Coding Apps
Kiddie Coding Apps
The Hopscotch App Simplifies Coding for Kids
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Tweeting Toddlers
Tweeting Toddlers
Twoddler Toy Mods Classic Activity Centers to Let Tots Tweet
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Augmented Reality Nursery Apps
Augmented Reality Nursery Apps
The 'Zappie' App Uses Augmented Reality for Education
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Youth-Inspired iPhone Apps
Youth-Inspired iPhone Apps
Harold's Real Life Purple Crayon Lets You Draw Like a Kid
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Social Media Baby Toys
Social Media Baby Toys
The IOBR Toy Block Updates Toddlers' Statuses
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Remixed Social Media Fairytales
Remixed Social Media Fairytales
The Alice in Tumblr-Land Book Imagines Fairytale Characters Today
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Cuddly Device Cases
Cuddly Device Cases
The Totoya Creatures Offers Interactive Educational Entertainment
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Touchscreens for Toddlers
Touchscreens for Toddlers
The Phonebook Transforms Your iPhone into a Kid's Toy
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Instagram-Inspired Wooden Toys
Instagram-Inspired Wooden Toys
Anagram by Twig Creative is a Cute Camera for Children
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Social Media-Themed Storybooks
Social Media-Themed Storybooks
This Social Media Story for Kids Addresses Internet Addiction
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Modern Toddler Smart Phones
Modern Toddler Smart Phones
The Wooden iPhone by Kyle Bean is Perfect for the Modern Family
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Talk-Only Toddler Cellphones
Talk-Only Toddler Cellphones
The '1stFone' is a Cellphone for Kids Ages Four to Nine
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I-Spy Cameras
I-Spy Cameras
The Dolli Camera Combines a Magnifying Glass with a Modern Point-and-Shoot
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Kid-Approved Electronics
Kid-Approved Electronics
LEGO Releases More Made-for-Children Gadgets
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Gen Z Vocabulary Charts
Gen Z Vocabulary Charts
The Infographic Helps You Fast Track Your Way to Generation Z Lingo
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