Habbo

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Habbo
Habbo-logo.png
URLSee current services
SloganHangout for teens
Commercial?Yes
Type of siteSocial network service
RegistrationYes
Available language(s)Multilingual
Users230 million[1] (active Feb 2012)
OwnerSulake Corporation
Created bySampo Karjalainen
Aapo Kyrölä
LaunchedFinland (2000–)
Spain (2003–)
English (2010–)
Turkey (2012–)
UK & Ireland (2001–10)
United States (2004–10)
Australia (2004–10)
China (2006–07)
Russia (2007–09)
(See full list)
Alexa rank 13,185 (July 2013)[2]
Current statusActive

Habbo, or Habbo Hotel, is a virtual game on the Internet which is for teenagers. It is played by lots of people at once so is a Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game. The chain of websites is owned by the Sulake Corporation and has been online since 2000.[3] Habbo has services in many countries and have over 10 million unique visitors every month.

About[change | change source]

Habbo is a popular online community for teens to chat with each other, and establish their own creative world. This site was founded and launched in Finland, the main location in the gaming system is known as a hotel lobby.[4]

Habbo money is known as a “credit” which was be purchased in numerous ways, and in different currencies from other countries and can be paid for using a credit card, or registering with a mobile phone.[4]

This gaming site became popular in a few international countries, not online including the United States but also in the UK, Finland, Japan, Switzerland, Spain, Italy and Sweden.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Habbo Hotel - Where else?. Sulake.com. Retrieved on 8 May 2012.
  2. "Habbo.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2013-07-29.
  3. http://www.sulake.com/habbo/?navi=2 Sulake Website
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Information about Habbo Hotel - Habbo Hotel News - www.mmook.com". www.mmook.com.

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