KidzVuz Releases First Ever Video Creation App for Kids
NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- KidzVuz.com, the video review and sharing site where children ages 7-12 create, comment and connect, has released the first video creation app specifically designed to let kids post videos on-the-go.
The new, free, KidzVuz iOS App, recently named one of the top ten new apps for kids by Entertainment Weekly (EW.com) encourages children to be roving reporters, active reviewers and amateur videographers. Whether they're eating out, traveling, shopping, or attending a movie or show, registered users will be able to share and upload videos from wherever they happen to be. The App lets kids take videos and post them directly from the app to the site, so they don't need to learn complicated upload procedures. Finally, there's a place where kids can safely post the videos they're already taking!
Launched in 2011, KidzVuz.com is a COPPA-compliant online community that enables children to be content creators rather than simply content consumers. With their parents' approval, Tweens can register on the site to upload video reviews of fashion, travel, technology, games, movies, TV, books and magazines, music, sports, and more. Designed especially for the under-13 set, KidzVuz promotes critical thinking while teaching kids how to create content at an early age in a safe environment. The app lets them take that same experience with them, wherever they go.
"The simplicity and immediacy of the App's record and post functionality makes it ideally suited for kids who are used to instant gratification," said Rebecca Levey, co-founder of KidzVuz who will also appear on a panel at the CES 2013 Kids at Play Summit. "Yet parents will feel safe knowing that every video and comment on the App – and the site - is monitored and approved before being posted."
Parents can engage their tween-aged kids by encouraging them to document family vacations, outings and activities with the KidzVuz App. And with access to thousands of easily searchable videos already on the KidzVuz site, kids and parents can watch existing reviews directly from the app, and use them as a resource to help them decide whether or not to make a purchase or see a movie.
Key features of the new free KidzVuz App include:
- An integrated webcam that enables kids to upload video reviews instantly
- Video review capabilities across a variety of categories including fashion, food, technology, toys, games, travel, movies, music, books, sports and more
- Access to thousands of videos from the KidzVuz site
- COPPA-compliant, moderator-approved content
"This is the only App specifically designed for kids to create and post videos," said KidzVuz co-founder, Nancy Friedman. "We want to empower kids to share their point of view about the things that matter to them."
The KidzVuz App is available for iPad, iPodtouch, and iPhones in the app store.
About KidzVuz. LLC
KidzVuz, LLC is a tween focused media and entertainment company dedicated to delivering safe, creative and empowering products to tweens and their parents through interactive media, mobile apps, brand marketing and live events.
To effectively help brands reach the tween market, KidzVuz LLC draws on the resources of our company's four divisions:
KidzVuz.com - Launched in 2011, KidzVuz.com, the company's flagship site, is the only video review site by and for tweens where they create and share videos about the products and brands they love.
KidzVuz Mobile – Named one of Entertainment Weekly's Top Kids' Apps for 2012, the new iOS app allows kids to make and share video reviews on the go!
KidzVuzParents.com - The parenting resource for parents of tweens. A cadre of highly respected mom bloggers write about tween parenting issues, review products, and report on tween celebrities and events.
KidzVuz Connects - The Social Media Strategy arm of KidzVuz, LLC, which delivers brand solutions for reaching the mom and tween markets through real world and online initiatives such as live events for mom influencers and tweens, Twitter parties, contest promotions and integrated-sponsored marketing campaigns. Brand partners have included Microsoft Surface, The Children's Place, Fashion Angels, Parragon Publishing, Nature's Path, Audible.com, Homewood Suites by Hilton and more.
Founded in 2011 by Nancy Friedman and Rebecca Levey, KidzVuz has been featured in the Wall Street Journal as a top site for tweens, Teachers First as an educational resource, and was named a best new site of 2011 by Cool Mom Picks. For more information, visit: www.kidzvuz.com.
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