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Parents Outraged After Kids’ Lunches Are Thrown Away
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Parents of students attending Uintah Elementary School in Salt Lake City, Utah were furious to learn that their kids’ lunches were taken by cafeteria workers. Up to 40 students had their lunch trays taken from them because they had balances …

Netflix Defends Content Release Strategy Netflix Defends Content Release Strategy
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Since Netflix has been offering its customers original shows, it has been offering them full seasons at a time, catering to the well-known binge-watching phenomenon. Netflix’s competitors have often criticized this approach, and when the company changed the strategy up …

Apple Pays $32.5 Mil. To Parents Who Didn’t Consent

Unintentional (or intentional) digital purchases have been a rising epidemic for parents who’ve allowed their offspring free reign over their iTunes login and credit card. Last Wednesday, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced that Apple Inc. will refund at least …

Netflix’s ‘Turbo FAST’ Gets A Trailer, Release Date Netflix’s ‘Turbo FAST’ Gets A Trailer, Release Date

Back in February, Netflix announced a partnership with DreamWorks Animation that would see the release of the original kids series Turbo FAST in this month. The show is based on the character from the movie Turbo. Netflix has now released …

Flaming Hot Cheetos Sends Kids to the Hospital

Frito Lays’ Flamin’ Hot Cheetos motto is “dangerously cheesy”, which seems to be a fitting warning for children that can’t stomach the spicy red puffed cornmeal snacks. Kids and adults who are overstuffing their faces with the treat are winding …

Netflix Releases New Clip From Upcoming Timberlake-Produced Documentary ‘The Short Game’ Netflix Releases New Clip From Upcoming Timberlake-Produced Documentary ‘The Short Game’
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Earlier this month, Netflix announced that it acquired the award-winning documentary The Short Game. The company considers this its first original documentary. The film is about several seven-year-old golfers, who train to compete in the World Championships of Junior Golf. …

‘The Short Game’ (Which Counts Justin Timberlake Among Its Producers) Will Be The First Netflix Original Documentary ‘The Short Game’ (Which Counts Justin Timberlake Among Its Producers) Will Be The First Netflix Original Documentary

It seems like only yesterday that Netflix announced that it acquired an award-winning documentary – its first “major” acquisition in its original documentary initiative (Netflix’s words). That’s probably because it was only yesterday. Today’s another day, and Netflix has announced …

Jimmy Kimmel’s Best Kid-Trolling Prank Returns for Another Year

A few times a year, Jimmy Kimmel asks his viewers to massively troll their loved ones, capture it all on videos, and upload it to YouTube. Every time it’s great. Earlier this year, he asked men to mess with their …

Is Facebook Losing Teens? Is Facebook Losing Teens?
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The kids aren’t digging Facebook as much as they used to be. That’s the message that has been coming through the blogosphere, and finally, even kind of admitted by Facebook itself. Do you think Facebook is at risk of losing …

Netflix Targets Kids In UK With New Ad Netflix Targets Kids In UK With New Ad

Over the past year or so, Netflix has been greatly increasing its focus on kids. This continues with a new ad the company has just released targeting kids in the UK, called Netflix Kids Takeover: In the ad, Netflix plays …

E-Cigarette Ad Pops Up Inside Kids iPad Game E-Cigarette Ad Pops Up Inside Kids iPad Game
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If you asked the world’s second-largest tobacco company about their new marketing strategies, I’m going to assume that they wouldn’t include running ads in kids apps in their response. Nevertheless, an ad for Vype, the first e-cigarette marketed by British …

Regular Bedtime Likely to Produce Good Behavior in Kids

LiveScience reports a new study published this week by British researchers in the journal Pediatrics has concluded that young children behave worse when they go to sleep at a different time each night. 10,000 children were enrolled in the Millennium …

Liev Schreiber: Naomi Watts Made First Move?

Liev Schreiber and Naomi Watts have been together for years and have kids together, but the star has finally come out and revealed information about when they initially got together. Watts recently revealed that she was the one who made …

McDonald’s Happy Meals Will Include Books? McDonald’s Happy Meals Will Include Books?
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McDonald’s has announced that they will start putting books in their happy meals. This is an interesting change for the fast food conglomerate to make, after just giving away plastic toys for much of their company’s history. McDonald’s is hoping …

Depression in Children: Numbers Are Rising
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“Children” and “depression” are two words no one wants to see put together, but according to a UK study, it appears that the occurrence of childhood depression is on the rise. The UK’s National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence …

Gwen Stefani: Pregnant And Debuts Small Baby Bump

Gwen Stefani is pregnant again and it is starting to show. She was recently seen attending the baby shower of a friend of hers and she is starting to show. Stefani, the singer that got her fame as the front-woman …

Coming To Netflix Next Week: Disney Movies, Documentaries & Exclusives Coming To Netflix Next Week: Disney Movies, Documentaries & Exclusives
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Netflix is a revolving door of movie and television content, particularly on the streaming side of things. Though titles often disappear from availability, new ones are also frequently added. Sometimes these come in the form of Netflix original shows or …

Lava Lamps: Business Continues, Even After 50 Years Lava Lamps: Business Continues, Even After 50 Years

Lava lamps, everyone’s favorite toy from the ’60s, is now able to celebrate its 50th birthday. It continues to be profitable, even after all these years. Lava lamps became a popular toy for many people during the ’60s and it …

Netflix Just Got A Bunch Of New LEGO Titles Netflix Just Got A Bunch Of New LEGO Titles

A bunch of new LEGO titles just went live today on Netflix, joining some that were already available. A spokesperson for the company tells us that the following titles were just added: LEGO Friends, LEGO Hero Factory, LEGO Atlantis, LEGO …

Kids Remain Focal Point Of Netflix Marketing Kids Remain Focal Point Of Netflix Marketing

Netflix has released yet another ad pushing its Netflix Kids offering with a new YouTube upload “Netflix ‘Supplies’ Ad Spot”. “Everyone remembers building a pillow fort as a kid. Now imagine you could take Netflix inside!” the company says in …

LinkedIn Opens Up to Young Students, Launches New University Pages LinkedIn Opens Up to Young Students, Launches New University Pages

LinkedIn is hoping to get young students thinking about college and their eventual careers – and broaden their user base in the process. To that end, the company has just announced a brand new initiative to welcome in teens, one …