District Attorney Scott Storey warns, “The use of Avatar animation on this site will make it even more appealing to younger users.
In the interactive IMVU environment participants create a profile as in other chat rooms, but they also create how they look, act and interact with others.
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.
The platform principally features 3D-based user-generated content.
Second Life also has its own virtual currency, the Linden Dollar, which is exchangeable with real world currency.
They create their own persona and choreograph activities with others they meet in this chat room.