Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 41. Chapters: Neopets, Club Penguin, Poptropica, Webkinz, Horseland, Whyville, Ty Girlz, Beanie Baby, Webosaurs, Scratch, The Club, Ask A Biologist, Act Against Bullying, Moshi Monsters, Petpet Park, Stardoll, Yahoo! Kids, Playnormous, The Zimmer Twins, Fantage, Bullying UK, Fish Smarty, Kidscom.com, Starfall, Webkinz Webcast, Kid Brands, Disney.com, Vikidia, Monkey Quest, Horse Isle, SmartyGames.com, Matmice, KidRex, Togetherville, FunBrain, Comparison of educational websites that are directed to persons 17 or under, Pawparazzi, Disney.in, Action AllStars, Kidsreads.com. Excerpt: Neopets (originally NeoPets) is a virtual pet website that was launched by Adam Powell and Donna Williams on November 15, 1999. Two years after the web site was launched, Adam Powell and Donna Williams sold a majority share to a consortium of investors led by Doug Dohring. On June 20, 2005, Viacom bought Neopets, Inc. for US$160 million. Neopets allows the creation of virtual pets that inhabit the virtual world of Neopia. Visitors can create an account and take care of up to four virtual pets, buying them food, toys, clothes, and other accessories using the virtual currency called Neopoints, and Neocash. Neopoints can be earned through playing games, investing in the game's stock market, trading, and winning contests, while Neocash must be purchased with money, although certain events may allow users to earn Neocash for free. Users can explore the world of Neopia with their Neopets and interact with each other through the Neoboards, NeoMail, guilds, and Key Quest. Neopets also operates a pay-to-play version known as Neopets Premium, which offers additional features and benefits including Neopets Webmail, The Super Shop Wizard and access to the Premium Boards for a monthly fee of US$7.99. Neopets, Inc. produces and sells a wide variety of Neopets merchan...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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