Games like adult chat
They’re hugely popular, with 1.5bn downloads to smartphones and tablets so far, and 230m people using them every month. There’s a feature that encourages the user to make faces and gestures at the screen: nod or shake their head, smile, yawn or poke their tongue out.
Like most of them, Talking Angela involves tapping and swiping to interact with the main character, while also customising her appearance with items and clothing, and talking into the microphone to have her repeat your words, squeakily. The app detects the motion, and gets Angela to copy the expression.
I think it's parenting and upbringing as a whole that makes a person who they are, not music, video games, films etc.
Iain Morrison, 33, from Hull, was shocked to see the messages pop up within 15 minutes of starting up his son’s IPad when he decided to have a look at the “seemingly innocent” game after reading an article about it online.
The former Hull KR player said he believes the game – dubbed the new Minecraft which is aimed at children aged between eight and 12 years old – is being used by adults looking to meet up with children.
You want to become a virtual world celebrity and increase your fame points to the maximum level.
One of the ways in which to do this is by completing the mini games located around the virtual world or how about becoming a social juggernaut and develop into the local gossip via chatting to other Smeeters and helping them complete their rooms.