Stardoll is a virtual paperdoll community site for people that enjoy fashion, design and making friends. At Stardoll users can create a MeDoll. or choose from a collection of celebrity dolls, and dress them up in a wide selection of fashions.
Website URL: www.stardoll.com
Stardoll is available to people of all ages, but is primary used by 7–17 year olds.
When a person under the age of 13 attempts to register a Stardoll account, a message stating permission required from parent will be shown. Stardoll will ask for a parent's email address to verify permission to create the account.
Right: an example of Stardoll's message if you list your age as under 13.
If you are under 13 you are automatically allocated a Kid Safe membership.
A Kid Safe membership allows you to:
Right: an example of Stardoll's Kids Safe Zone membership message.
However, you are unable to:
You can find more information about this feature at Stardoll's Kid Safe Membership page.
By default, Stardoll's privacy settings are set so most of your information can be seen by everyone. Stardoll allows you to adjust your privacy settings to control what information you share, and who you share it with.
You can adjust your privacy settings for the following information:
Right: an example of how to adjust Stardoll's privacy settings.
To access these settings, you can:
You can report abuse by clicking the yellow exclamation mark titled report user located on the right hand of the users profile page. Here you will be prompted to choose the reason for lodging the report.
Right: an example of how to report cyberbullying or abuse on Stardoll.
You can find more information at Stardoll's Report Bad Behaviour page.
Stardoll allows you to block messages from other users. To block a user, you can click the block user link located on the right hand side of that users profile page.
Right: an example of how to block a user on Stardoll.
Stardoll is free to join and use. For a fee, people can upgrade to be a Superstar membership to access additional features.
You can also purchase virtual goods such as clothing, with virtual currency called Stardollars. Stardollars can be purchased by credit card, mobile phone, PayPal or Ultimate Game Card.
Stardoll also offers the option of earning Stardollars by trying third party products listed on the Stardoll site, inviting friends to become Superstar members and connecting with other social networking sites through your Stardoll account.
Right: an example of ways to purchase extra features on Stardoll.