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Scammers are typically suspended from the game for just a few days when they’re caught, but almost all of them have back-up accounts—so they just play on their back-ups for a few days and often go right back to scamming. There’s a good amount of peer pressure involved with some of these scams. Here’s a great example of a mom discussing what happened to her daughter. ” “Get them out of here.” “Hide them.” Numerous kids did report and block them, but this went on for several minutes.I even had someone “innocently” ask me for my password so we could swap characters for a while (and, naturally, so he could clean out my inventory). Sexual behavior By far, this was the most disturbing to me. There are different actions you can perform as each animal, and these two figured out how to simulate sex in a shockingly realistic way—one rolled back and forth on the floor while the other jumped up and down on top. The one positive was the fast and furious response: “You pandas need to leave! I have no idea if they were kicked out of the game eventually, but I was glad my daughter wasn’t playing at the time. “My mom told me I shouldn’t play this anymore,” another chimed in. Possibility of pedophiles The likelihood of pedophiles playing this game is high. Then people send you buddy requests all the time and actually answer when you speak. Raised an eyebrow a bit, but I again figured, “It’s National Geographic. You’re cool if you have beta items (rare items from the earliest days of the game).They have created programming to defeat some of the scamming and sexual actions, but it continues in new forms.Shahmiri says the majority of their budget goes toward community development and monitoring, not marketing, because they take online safety seriously.Finally, the “failed” trader asked the rest of the room if we thought he was offering enough.It was a ridiculous trade: the “failed” trader had a giant list full of the most valuable items in the game, whereas the item he supposedly wanted was something very minor.
” “Well, now she keeps making hearts at me.” “What are you doing? I found out that you tend to get more social interaction at the “parties” (there’s always one going on). The lack of responses to my own attempts at conversation continued until I became a polar bear, one of the latest-and-greatest animals in the Animal Jam world.If your child uses Animal Jam, remind him or her never to trade outside of the established trading system and never share passwords, even with BFFs.There are also hackers who actually do crack passwords just to get into popular Animal Jammers’ accounts to steal their stuff. In one I witnessed, two members were pretending to trade, with one consistently turning the other one down.When my 8-year-old asked me if she could join the online game Animal Jam, I wasn’t too worried—it’s a roleplaying world developed by National Geographic Kids and has an educational aspect to it: While kids go exploring, they learn animal facts and watch nature videos. ” “She keeps making smiley faces at me and she invited me to see her den! People in the game brag about how “rare” they are—or use false modesty and wait for others to say, “Wow, you’re so rare!There’s also a chat component to it, which is dicey in a kids’ game, but it sounded like it would be well monitored. ” This microcosm of society shows how kids wind up thinking they need the most expensive, latest fashions and gadgets in real life to get respect and admiration.
The idea is that the adoptee gets to claim a room in the member’s den and have a “mom” or “dad” in the game. These non-members are often seen begging people, “Adopt me plz! ” They will follow members around begging, usually to no avail. My daughter saw someone begging to be adopted, so she wrote, “I’ll adopt you.” The player wrote, “EWW no! I didn’t do this as an experiment—I did it because I didn’t like how it felt when other players were rude to me. Social shunning There are several social aspects to the game—first, you can request that someone become your “buddy.” That person may or may not accept your request.