Neopets

Neopets

Upon visiting this website you are met with bright colors and virtual pets. At first glance this looks like just another site for kids to spend countless hours meandering through the online cartoon content. But what lies beneath is a community setting where kids and young adults can immerse themselves into a capitalist society. Neopets has been around since 1999 and has become a virtual lifestyle for kids and young adults all over the world. Children learn how to take care of their virtual pets and learn the responsibility of pet ownership. Due to the nature of the game children and young adults are encouraged to explore different lands and learn about different imaginary cultures...

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Pottermore

Pottermore

Pottermore is a unique website that gives readers a chance to explore the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling in a way that hasn't been done before. Users can use it as they read the books or play separately to immerse themselves in the world of Harry Potter. Each book has several “moments” with an excerpt from the book, illustrations, animation, and sound. Users can collect items such as potion ingredients and Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans, brew potions, and duel others to earn house points. In the moments, users can unlock new content from J.K. Rowling to learn more about the wizarding world. The most exciting parts for Harry Potter fans is getting a unique and being sorted into a Hogwarts house with a sorting test written by Rowling herself. The Pottermore store...

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