Safer cyber-playrooms

Both of the free, video-rich interactive websites, Disney Extreme Digital and Nicktropolis, target the 14-and-under crowd with games and customization — and placate parents with secure, kid-safe chat functions.

Current sites Neopets.com, Club Penguin (www.clubpenguin.com) and Webkinz World (www.webkinz.com) cater to kids, but the Disney and Nickelodeon entries into social networking mean that “it’s really the first time that children in early elementary school have been using this kind of thing,” says Warren Buckleitner, editor of Children’s Technology Review.

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