IMVU

Average User Rating:
3.3
out of 49 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
405.0
File Size:
77.09KB
Date Added:
November 08, 2008
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/Vista
Total Downloads:
243,094
Downloads Last Week:
750
Product ranking:
#17 in Chat
Additional Requirements:
Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/Vista

Editors' Note: The IMVU 3D instant messenger requires free registration at the IMVU Web site.

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  • All Versions:

    3.3

    out of 49 votes

    • 5 star: 17
    • 4 star: 12
    • 3 star: 5
    • 2 star: 1
    • 1 star: 14
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  • 4 stars

    "Cool site but doesn't have many helpful resources."

    December 08, 2013   |   By RandomRevieweronCNET

    Version: IMVU 490.0

    Pros

    1. There is amazing graphics.
    2. It is very diverse.
    3. There are many people on IMVU.
    4. You can chat with ANYONE.
    5. there are many "creators" on IMVU that produce the most intriguing products for your avatar (located in the "shop" tab)
    6. There's a IMVU website, where you can find help, offers, and surveys.
    7. The game is supposedly "virus-proof" and "tested".

    Cons

    1. There are many people on IMVU that are not always the best of people.
    2. There has been hackers on IMVU.
    3. The site was originally made just for adults, 18+ but now children are allowed with parent's permission...
    4. There are purchases that you may have to make if you want an item.
    5. The site may not support your computer, (I would suggest you look into the catche of your downloads if you do not want a virus)

    Summary

    There are not many cons about IMVU you can think of, but overall this game/site is a very neatly organized game which is available on many apps and computers.

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  • 1 stars

    "awful game"

    September 17, 2013   |   By CCLANE

    Version: IMVU 490.0

    Pros

    great possibilities

    Cons

    game is very difficult to play, and help is impossible to fined.

    Summary

    might be fun is help was available

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  • 1 stars

    "Don't download"

    April 25, 2013   |   By Magicrose15

    Version: IMVU 472.0

    Pros

    There were no pros

    Cons

    I just put back 486.8, which is not great, but this one would not even let me on, just kept crashing. I did try to re-install and the same thing happened. I am diligent about my maintenance so it was not that. I have a 4gb, 64 bit win7 lappy.

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  • 1 stars

    "IMVU is a virtual Sodom"

    February 21, 2012   |   By HisCandyApple

    Version: IMVU 464.2

    Pros

    IMVU has the potential to become a truly awesome, international social networking virtual community. It allows for more individuality and customization than any of its competitors and allows for guests to make free accounts and visit as often as they wish for free.

    Cons

    IMVU allows children 13+ to access and play in their network, alongside adults who are there for illicit sexual content and fetish, even abusive themes such as BDSM slavery and bestiality, referred to as 'yiffing' in the slang.

    Summary

    IMVU needs to SERIOUSLY redesign its community plan and to implement MUCH more strict rules regarding the content they allow, as well as to actively enforce their own stated policies that are frequently and openly violated. IMVU advertises fun games for children but offers them no safety from the many sexual predators that it also harbors and caters too with illicit content.

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  • 4 stars

    "you get to talk and communicate with everyone"

    December 31, 2011   |   By alanbrown

    Version: IMVU 464.2

    Pros

    the graphics are incredible

    Cons

    updates are a pain, sometimes depending on your area, imvu will crash on you. especially due to weather.

    Summary

    overall it is none the less an online game where you can spend, and buy things for your character, plus you can earn credits to spend, or you can buy credits. so far I have enjoyed the online experience with all my frieds from yahoo and facebook friends.

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  • 1 stars

    "Dreadful and dangerous"

    August 04, 2011   |   By imvunotsafe

    Version: IMVU 464.2

    Pros

    Not much, nice concept, but simply too dangerous for kids.

    Cons

    Dreadful, too much sexual content, complain too much and you're banned, instead of them, no safe guards, offers a con, porn which puts kids live in danger, anyone can join, no proper email needed.

    Summary

    Imvu is not good, you can often get easily banned, what they called disabled, many have complained of being on there some years, having spent thousands of dollars and suddenly one day they can not access their account.
    Another worrying thing is the amount of accounts that get hacked, so a lot of them claim on the forums. If you complain to much you get banned and later disabled.

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  • 5 stars

    "great chat"

    April 20, 2011   |   By cowboy1972

    Version: IMVU 450.2

    Pros

    a great place to meet people

    Cons

    have a bad crashing times

    Summary

    i love imvu meet a lady i really like on there and met some other cool people and it is a deffrent experiance in chat

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  • 4 stars

    "its good but not enough credits"

    March 20, 2011   |   By sexycream21

    Version: IMVU 450.2

    Pros

    kinda fun really fun chating meeting new people

    Cons

    not enough credits!

    Summary

    Its all right fun at times but doesnt give me enough credits im neenee21sexy
    on there if you want me 2 change this review then give me some damn credits now! >.<"

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  • 5 stars

    "imvu is perfect!!!!"

    December 28, 2010   |   By annajohn11

    Version: IMVU 450.2

    Pros

    everything

    Cons

    everythig i like

    Summary

    because i meat new people and also i like buy stuff and creat!!! http://www.imvu.com/shop/web_search.php?manufacturers_id=43216630&r=acw

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  • 1 stars

    "Severe management and safety issues with the service"

    November 04, 2010   |   By GuestAccount2

    Version: IMVU 445.12

    Pros

    3D avatars are interesting in chats

    Cons

    Severe safety issues, and not just for minors. Account theft and spamming are out of control. Horrible management of the service.

    Summary

    As a long time user of imvu I feel I need to point out a management flaw in the way the service is run. Instead of fixing long standing existing bugs in the client, they continue to add new features, many that the users scream they do not want. Until imvu gets their act together, it is not a wise investment of anyone's money. If someone needs to try it out, do not waste any money upgrading to an AP account, the experience is the same. Safety appears to be a secondary concern to imvu also. They have a report for abuse system for the users, but all they ever do is give copy and paste responses to support requests that they obviously have not read. Every time you file a ticket to report abuse and you state all of the steps you have already taken to stop it, they will send you a copy and paste message back telling you to do what you have already stated you have done. They have inadequate age confirmation systems in place, so that children can get access to the more adult portion of the site, and predators can and do easily pose as minors.

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