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What Every Mom Should Know about Wee World

Updated on October 8, 2009

Wee World Wee Mee

the design of a weemee
the design of a weemee

I have started this mission of researching Virtual Worlds designed for children. During my research I found that my 10 year old daughter has an account for Wee World. Now I remember her asking me if she could join and I remember her saying that it was like Club Penguin. Well I am here to tell you that it is NOT like Club Penguin. I have suspended my daughter's Wee World account. This is why...
I noticed that several people had sent my daughter friend invites (similar to myspace). When I logged into her account, I noticed that most of the chats revolved around her WeeMee (her virtual character) being "hot". She had several requests from boys asking if she would be their girlfriend. She had comments about how they "would like to have ***" with her.
I found that she lied about her age to gain access to the site which you must be over 13 to join - a little detail that she forgot to tell me. It was easy for her to lie about her age and gain access to the site.
To get started on WeeWorld, your child designs a WeeMee. They pick body color, eye color, and are able to accentuate body parts like their chest. Reference the above image of a Mee under design. I am glad that they have covered the private areas. Oh My!
Once the child designs the Mee they are able to and encouraged to make new friends. They are having a contest for the Mee that sends the most friend invites. The site also offers a Mee look a like contest. I noticed that some of the contest entries are adults well over the age of 18. I am not comfortable with my young daughter or even my 14 year old daughter being encouraged to chat with other people that are over the age of 18. I know that it is my responsibility to keep my child safe online, however, this site is targeted to children, unlike a site like myspace that is targeted to teens and adults.

Their safety policies are also very vague. They go into detail about how to protect your child online. They put the responsibility on the parent to police your child's behavior online. They state that they have filters for inappropriate language but they ask that the child report any abuse. This warning message is listed in their Safety Advice area: "Remember the person you are in contact with may not be who they say they are. If you are under the age of 18, speak to a trusted adult before arranging to meet someone in the real world."

In fairness of WeeWorld, here is the link to the Safety Advice section of WeeWorld for you to view (it is too long to copy within the text). http://www.weeworld.com/popups/safetyAdvice.aspx#safety

Based on reading the Safety Advice and spending time on my daughter's WeeWorld account, I think that it is important to know that this Virtual World is intended for children over 13. Make sure that if your child is under 13 that you do not allow them to sign up for this. I am writing this to warn parents of the potential danger for children of all ages. I hope this helps you make an informed decision.


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      Bella 2 years ago

      Hi, I have weeworld. I played this since I was 11 years old, I just got my account back after 2 years. The reason was because people were inappropriate, BUT after 2 years, weeworld has filtered all their messages AND people cannot even ask for... well you know... because it blocks the message right away. It will not let you say anything sexual, rude, or straight out random. For example you cant even say "I like turtles". So yes, weeworld was bad, but now its way better than before because its all fixed. People cannot even type random letters, or single letters.

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      EWURHGIUEHGIEUKGHEIUGHRIUGIHWERHIRUGHIURGHIUIOGHERUHGIURIHGWIUER 3 years ago

      XDDDDDDDDDD U NICCAS FUNNY

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      eryka 3 years ago

      calm down people look shes gonna do it any way so what's the poing of stopping her if you do then shell just get on it more and more just let tweens b tweens

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      kymani 3 years ago

      i think weeworld is a safe enviorment and if u don't feel so report it to weeworld and im sure the situation will be resolved

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      Ash 3 years ago

      Sure, some people ask to have sex. But honestly? Weeworld is a fun game, and I would probably say the age limit of 13 is good. It's your fault for not checking Weeworld out more, and letting your ten-year-old daughter on the game. Very irresponsible. Besides, if they have 'sex' it is fake, it's virtual and you can't see anything, remember? Or maybe the fact it's fake slipped your mind. It's a game where TEENAGERS can flirt, have fun, make friends. What they think of the game is pretty much how they make it. I play it and I have friends that are pretty cool. This game can be great for meeting people in overseas countries, (eg. America, Australia, England). Don't diss the game, diss your daughter, lady.

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      butt 3 years ago

      dude you are the stupidest most over protective mom your kid is ten she aint a baby anymore let her live her life i bet you did that stuff too i have an acc its the best game ever gosh grow up!

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      josephinacameron@outlook.com 3 years ago

      ok..... I am 22 years old (female) and nearly 23. I have used weeworld since 2012. Weeworld really isn't a bad website because it's all virtual. Virtual does not mean it's real. Some people go high lengths to protect their children which I can understand why.

      But there are many ways you can avoid perverts and bullies by reporting them which may get their account deleted. Sure you might see inappropriate stuff on the website, but it's not like it's actually happening in real life that's why it's fake.

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      Nina 3 years ago

      Weeworld isn't bad. Plus what happens on wee world is fake. Like when the bubbles say "taken." That's all fake.

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      brooke 3 years ago

      i have weeworld and im 11 and it isn't tht bad ur just makin up rumors and spreading it around im mean like SHEESH ITS A ONLINE GAME PEOPLE LET KISDS LIVE THERE LIFE ITS NOT LIKE THERE GONNA ACTULLY DO IT ITS GONNA HAPPEN EVENTAULLY ANYWAYS SO CALM DOWN WIT THE RUMORS AND THT PIC IS FACE THEY DON'T DO THT THEY HAVE UNDERWEAR AND A BRA ON THEM LIKE SHEESH!

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      roxy 3 years ago

      I have an acc.

      no one asks you stuff like that unless your dressed in a bra_ and thong_guess your daughter is dressed like that!

      I go on and adopt babies. omg their adorbs!

      you just be descriptive and take care of them

      END OF STORY!

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      사라 3 years ago

      I can see where the moms are coming from as well as people saying that it isn't bad. I think WW has improved and you can block people and report them for what they are doing like people have previously stated. The thing is, at least with my account, I don't have people asking for "sex", which really isn't actual sex. The only way unless people just randomly do it, is if you mention that you want to do it which people might message you/add you because of that. I think the moms are worried and care and they do not want their child exposed to such words that they might say and whatnot. People shouldn't say someone is retarded or overprotective for not letting their child go on but then again, it's everyone's opinion on this.

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      haha 3 years ago

      you are a retarded mom. you must be over protective or something because its over the internet and your child probably already knows what that shit is anyway. stop treating her like shes 6 years old

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      angel 3 years ago

      I think Weeworld isn't THAT bad as people say it is, the mothers, of course they worry, but I'm 12 and I have a weeworld account, and having (_) on weeworld is actually not even real, like they just type they don't DO anything and normally people wouldn't request that and if they do just block them or something but I think its safe otherwise they would've never made that website for kids! and also you could earn gold by watching videos you don't have to pay

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      mabel 3 years ago

      wow are you kidding me. your daughter is going to grow up and be so dependent on you. good luck in your life and hers.

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      Mi 3 years ago

      Well, i'm 12 and i use WeeWorld. I'm perfectly fine there and i report bad users when they come. WeeWorld is not bad at all. It just involes Matureness.

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      josephina cameron 4 years ago

      first of all, it's not like boys are actually asking for it in real life.. Wee world is a virtual communication site in which youngsters can make friends and play games like jobs.

      Also I have a wee world account and I am 21!! I never ask for anything stupid and is someone asks for it, I will either ignore them or report them.

      plus wee world is not all too bad.

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      casey 4 years ago

      um i have a weeworld and im only 13 so ya parents need to grow up and let ur kid live for once stop breathing over their neck dang let them do something its like a cartoon it not like they really seeing anything soo wat i i understand wanting to pratect ur child and all dang we got this oky just let us be;/

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      Sophia 4 years ago

      WW changed a lot ;) now its awesome!

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      Hailey 4 years ago

      UGH! IM 10 AND I HAVE GOLD ON MY WEEMEE AND I LIED ABOUT MY AGE SAYING I WAS 15 AND I DID THAT SO NOONE BULLIES ME, AND I ONLY USE IT TO CHAT WITH MY REAL LIFE FRIENDS, I CANT ALWAYS PHONE THEM SHISH!

      ONLY IF UR KIDS ARE INTERESTED IN SE.X THEN THEY WILL ASK FOR IT BUT MOST PPL DON'T DATE LIKE ME AND WE JUST LIKE DRESSING UP AND TALKING WITH OUR FRIENDS! WHAT'S WRONG WITH THAT! ITS YOUR PROBLEM THAT UR KID IS THINKING DIRTY MINDED!

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      sema 4 years ago

      lestin guys its ok theres nothing wrong about it know u wrong u don't have to be 13 or up if ur younger than 13 u have to put ur parents email and all pepole taik about are games and stuff soo what if she has a bf she cant see him

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      Bill 5 years ago

      If your daughter is having ppl ask her for $ex and to go out then she must be sending out the wrong message

      i hav known nobody who has had those messages unless they expose that they're 'dtf' all the time

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      Jill 5 years ago

      This is actually quite interesting. I use Weeworld, and am a "teen". However, there are those who are not ready to act maturely, which I find the problem of many sites. In my opinion, please make sure that your children are aware of not only internet safety, but of how to act, too. It kind of depends on who you surround yourself with, really; if you set your settings correctly, and surround yourself around those willing to act their age, then you should be okay. But, please: if you're not ready for a site that encourages social interactions, it's not suggested that you join. While Weeworld is great for interracting with people, there are also those people who do, in fact, try to have s**, only want to be hot, only want to be in a relationship, etc. I suggest maybe having your child try a different site before going on Weeworld, perhaps? Because, truthfully, I suggest that kids 13-14 and up, who are mature, know internet safety, and know good internet citizenship join. I remember going on Club Penguin when I was younger; That might be a better choice, instead of Weeworld. :)

      Hope this helps :)

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      mollie 5 years ago

      lol^^

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      Bella 5 years ago

      i am a parent and i got on my daughters acount and she had request about having s3x and she was very preety and idk how she got a lot of gold ? someone explain before i slap her because if she used my credit card i am going to make her drink toilet water .......... Thanxsforyourtime

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      cachy 5 years ago

      when i sighed up 4 weeworld it didn't let me put the moth and the date and the year !!!! :(

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      Thisgalknowseverything1010 5 years ago

      Hello, (:

      Im Bella. I completely understand all these other mothers are concerned. And once I read these comments, well I checked out my daughters account. And she had nothing bad, No nasty questions or sexual contact. So, I decided to make an account myself. I added her, and she accepted it. She was like a very young adult on there takeing total responibility. Weeworld is kind of like a mini facebook, but for kids and much more appropriate! I recommend Weeworld to all the mothers who want to keep there childeren safe! It's completely, worthy. Weeworld is a beautiful life changing site! I just wanted to let the mothers concerned out there. Thanks so much for you'r time.

      - Bella

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      htd 5 years ago

      it ok i play it and im 10 i have never got messages like that

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      SwaggerJackerr 5 years ago

      I agree, weeworld could be innapropriate, at times. I have weeworld, and no one ever posts things on there sexually.

      If your daughter makes herself flatchested, there will be NO problem, i sware.

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      Michelle 5 years ago

      I have weeworld and I also believe at some points it is inappropriate. But if it's used right it can be fun and entertaining(: Plus if your having problem just report the person.

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      myswaggeer 5 years ago

      u parnets are editos just block people that's all if u child cant ake it its ur fualt if UR children are smart eugh tthey woulnnt lie,text back, or even know what that means

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      Kimberly 5 years ago

      I have weeworld but no one ever sends me stuff like that i mean what is so bad about going out!! its just a game its not like if were gonna meet or anything or have u now what i mean ur kids are gonna now sooner or later.

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      nicole cpaul 5 years ago

      i go on wee world and i have *ex all the time

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      Haa 5 years ago

      I have weeworld and I am over 12 and no one posts stuff like that on anyone page. Not on mine

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      Cecelia 5 years ago

      I have been on weeworld recently and I totally agree it is not for kids. But then again it IS okay because what are they going to do? Have fake (You know what)?? So how bad can weeworld really be? It may be inappropiat at times but Its not like they are going to achally meet up and have (you know what) with random people!!! I proved my point!

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      MexD 5 years ago

      I think WW is Ok but To much S3% And stuff -_-

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      Tray 6 years ago

      Weeworld rocks for everyone

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      6 years ago

      Ur an idiot wats so bad about yur kid being asked out? So they get dates grow up and hav sex anyway good luck stopping tht

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      bob 6 years ago

      its your fault for letting your child go on weewrold

      plus you can set your settings to be viewed 'friends only'

      duuuh.

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      bob 6 years ago

      its your fault for letting your child go on weewrold

      plus you can set your settings to be viewed 'friends only'

      duuuh.

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      1234 6 years ago

      don't allow your dren to go on weeworld

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      lexxi 6 years ago

      weeworld should be used for ages 12 and up..and if u have problems with someone sending you sexual messages report them and block them from sending you messages

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      Gaga 6 years ago

      my little sister goes on that and no one ever asked for ANYTHING like that, they just say hey, what up. it's usually the bad looking weemees, you can tell that they are kids. that's why they want s. e. x. if it's a weemee that has gold it is usually an older kid. sometimes even the 40 year old dudes that sit and torrment your child all day. so i say weeworld is NOT made for kids, but it is fine for teenagers.

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      POOp 7 years ago

      Gosh will you guys grow up?

      Lots of kids go on, its not a big deal. If your kids are smart enough, they will not lie about their age and nothing will happen. If you're kids can't handle Weeworld then its YOUR fault.

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      Susan 7 years ago

      I agree my daughter had asked me to sign up for weeworld so i hecked the site out to see if it was okay. it looked fine, but once i checked her page i was shocked! i saw several comments from boys asking for $ex and asking to her to be her girlfriend. she also lied about her age and wrote that she was 18. so i totally agree and i also suspended my daughter from weeworld!

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      sarah 7 years ago

      i have allowed my 6 year olds to go on

      and after research there has been coments all over her page asking for $.ex

      and we had suspended her acount

      i do not recommend this

      it encourages $.ex to children

      when they could be out having the time of their lives and not being stalked or choosing their breast size

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      Mary 7 years ago

      Yes you are completely right my child asked me to sign up for wee world and I told her that I would think about it. now I am sure that she cannot have this website