The newly created persona then enters one ofa choice of several “chat” locations, waits to be approached and the visits begin.
There are many choices of demeanor and actions such as “flirty”, “bashful” “angry”, and several different types of “hugs” and “kisses”.
accountability, child safety, entertainment, Friends, kid empowerment, kid entertainment, kid pop culture, learning, marketing, moderation, moderator, online community, Parents, pop culture, pro-kid movement, responsibility, screener, social networking, user generated content Re: DA Warns of Dangerous New Chat Room – (by Raycer X) First there was My Space.com, then Runescape, now prosecutors believe the chat room alternatives have taken an alarming turn for the worse. IMVU participants design an Avatar which becomes a fully 3D character.
Avatars have generally been an Internet user’s representation of himself or herself in the form of a three-dimensional model sometimes used in computer games.
Meet Kira, Kira is a platinum blonde, impossibly leggy, with a flawless complexion and an eye-poppingly pneumatic figure.
She oozes confidence and pouting sexuality, so it’s no surprise that handsome Keanu Reeves lookalike Nik fell for her. In truth, “Kira” is the alter ego of 33-year-old Kristen Birkin, a dumpy single mother and pub singer from Nuneaton with mousey cropped hair and low self-esteem.
“Nik” is actually Steve Sweet, 47, a mobile phone salesman from Plymouth.
He, it is fair to say, looks as unlike Keanu Reeves as it is possible to be. They are avatars, online characters who were created by Kristen and Steve in Second Life, an internet fantasy world, where you can reinvent yourself and embark on the kind of adventures you’ve always dreamed of – including a WAG-style white wedding with 20ft train, and even, as we have seen today, the phenomenon of cyber-adultery.
A quick look at the list of profiles in Colorado alone shows kids aged 11 through their teens, and adults in their 20s, 30s, and 40s.
Participants in IMVU have hundreds of options for their physical attributes including skin color, hair color and style, eyes, brows, hands, etc.