Most people passed them by and moved on to social networks like Facebook.
But social entertainment site IMVU is going strong as it celebrates its ninth anniversary, and it is soon making its move to mobile devices.
Furniture can also be purchased the same way and placed into unlocked rooms, but there are also rooms that have some furniture included in them as well as locked rooms that include furniture that cannot be removed.
Promotional credits, abbreviated to "promo-credits", are a second form of currency distributed to members by IMVU and can be obtained by participating in various "Partner" promotions as well as a few activities the IMVU provides.
IMVU is a fun dating game where you can create an avatar, date cool people, fall in love, create a place to invite people to party - all whilst playing a great range of fun games.
You may add buildings, facilities and items from the following categories: You are also able to demolish facilities and buildings to earn coins. Here you can grow various crops to pick and collect, which you will be able to sell for coins.Credits can be purchased online using actual currency directly from IMVU.Credits may also be purchased on IMVU gift cards available from retail outlets such as department stores.Chat in 3D, hang out and have fun in thousands of animated 3D rooms. Take social networking to the next level, show the world the "you" you've always wanted to be and maybe even find love in IMVU, an online metaverse with millions of active users.With tens of thousands of new people joining IMVU each day, you'll never run out of new people to meet and date. Pick your scene, furniture and accessories and then use them to decorate your own 3D space. Advertised as an "online social entertainment destination", it makes use of 3D avatars and a virtual world which serves as an avenue for its members to chat and play games with friends.