The latest research on game players in the UK has revealed that smartphones has attracted 70% of the country to play games in the past six months. The Guardian reports that the stereotype that the teenage boys play alone in their bedrooms is dead, and that new game playing tendencies have been displayed.
Interestingly, an analysis of 4,000 interviews in the UK has showed that women account for 52% of the gaming audience. Moreover, 27% of the audience are over 44 years old.
If you are a fan of Ellen DeGeneres (and the Oscar Ceremony), you must know the viral picture taken backstage. Happy, beautiful people are smiling at a mobile device. What device? Well, Samsung was one of the sponsors of the even. It sponsored a series of backstage selfies. However, it turned out that the famous selfie that hit the record on Twitter was taken on an iPhone. O-M-G!!!
Samsung vs iPhone
Another reflection about something. This time about a plastic surgery application for children aged nine and over. Actually, there are two applications that have been available on the App Store and Google Play. They are called Plastic Surgery for Barbie and Plastic Surgery for Barbara. The latter is still available on the App Store. Each game is about a chubby girl who can undergo a cosmetic operation and become a such skinnier girl. My question is: is it appropriate for our children? Would you let your child to “make” plastic surgeries?