Fulfill all your voyeuristic needs via internet, though less creepily. Anyway, you can also elect to being watched (you exhibitionist!
) and will be given a prompt to talk about/question to answer by the watcher with another stranger.
Seemingly innocent, Habbo Hotel, with its bright colours, pink teddy bears, flashing lights, and roaming ponies, is one of a growing number of virtual worlds created for kids.
And with 10 million unique visitors a month, it is “the world’s largest social game and online community for teenagers”.
Habbo stemmed from a 1999 hobby project by creative designer Sampo Karjalainen and technologist Aapo Kyrölä entitled Mobiles Disco, for a Finnish band.
It was a virtual chat room running on Aapo's Fuse technology. It launched in August 2000 on the ISP's web portal.
As of August 2012, over 273 million avatars have been registered with an average 5 million unique visitors monthly.
The service began in 2000 and has expanded to include nine online communities (or "hotels"), with users in over 150 countries.
In response, we have taken this product off sale, pending further investigation.” Independent producer Rachel Seifert spent two months playing this seemingly innocent game posing as a young girl.
She found alongside the balloons and teddies, chats and interactions of an explicit sexual nature. Rachel said: “The chat was very sexual, perverse, violent, pornographic, overtly sexual acts, people saying they were going to do things to others, and it was very graphic.
” and the person on the other is labeled ‘stranger’ as you talk.
If you don’t want to write in your own keywords, and really narrow down the topic of choice, you can just hit the ‘Use my Facebook Likes’ button and have the internet do all the work for you! If you you don’t want to talk and instead want to spy on people talking, you can do that too.