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Craig - Designing Apps

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Today, a man called Craig came in to show us what he had worked on. He makes apps for an entertainment company called Mind Candy. Mind Candy have produced games like Moshi Monsters and World of Warriors. At the moment he is working on Pop Jam (a social media for young people that is safe for them to use.) 

Pop Jam has puzzles and tests your knowledge by asking you questions on a certain subject like a video game or celebrities! Then he got us to test out the app by doing the quizzes. The first one we did was a random test where it shows you an image and a word on top which says an object which is either the object in the picture or a random object, you have to swipe left for it to be wrong and right if it's right.

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