Chat filter and rules are intended to minimize inappropriate language.
We didn't observe any swear words or words intended to circumvent the filter during this review; however, such language has been reported on the website.
Also, slow loading times made moving from place to place very difficult.
(At the time of this review, the developer had included a note on the App Store that it is aware of this problem and was working to fix it.) Posting messages through the app's chat feature also was glitchy.
But the overwhelming message to buy, buy, buy can detract from the better aspects of this virtual world.
During the course of this review, not a lot of substantive chat conversations between kids were observed (most were about selling and buying stuff or were invites to "singles" parties).
Kids decorate their Unitz (rooms), play games to earn points to buy things, chat with others, go to "parties," and buy stuff, which requires earning currency by playing games or buying points via in-app purchase. The numerous buying options are advertised as kids travel around Register for an account on WOOZWORLD by choosing from one of three language-based communities; enter a date of birth, an email (a parent's email for kids under 13), and a password. Begin to play by creating a room (Unitz), dressing the avatar, exploring different areas, and chatting with other avatars.
Although 's overall safety standards and community rules for kids are admirable, and the virtual world has many places to visit, some parents of tweens may find the consumerism and party push too much for younger kids new to virtual worlds.