Minimum age according to Kippo
18+ Minimum age according to Kippo

What is Kippo?

Kippo is a real-time virtual world that allows you to connect with existing friends and meet new people in the ‘Kippoverse’, a virtual world similar to Second Life. Most people use Kippo for dating but it is also a way to meet friends. You can create a cartoon avatar, choose virtual outfits and live in a virtual home where you can display objects. You can also customise your profile with games, real-life pictures and cards that display your interests. 

Kippo is free to download but offers a premium subscription, which removes limitations on the number of profiles you can swipe per day and offers other benefits. 


Apps: Android app, Apple iOS app

How do people use Kippo?

Learn more about the benefits and risks associated with how people use dating services like Kippo.

Kippo is used for: content sharing, in-app purchasingonline datingonline relationships, gaming, messaging/online chatphoto/video sharing and screen capture.

How can you report online abuse or block someone?

This link is provided by Kippo:

There are no set procedures to report online abuse or block someone on Kippo. However, Kippo’s support team can be contacted through direct message on Twitter (or X).

How can you protect your personal information?

This link is provided by Kippo:

  • Privacy policy
    Kippo’s privacy policy, including the information it collects and how it is used, so you can decide what you are comfortable sharing.

Key safety links

These links are provided by Kippo:

Last updated: 04/06/2024

The eSafety Guide helps you find out how to protect your personal information and report harmful content on common social media, games, apps and sites. Entries are for information only and are not reviews or endorsements by eSafety. Before choosing to use any online service or platform it’s best to:

  • do your own research to understand the risks and benefits
  • check the age rating and requirements
  • consider privacy
  • check the permissions and other settings
  • check the in-app reporting options.

If you are a parent or carer who is deciding whether a child should be allowed to use an online service or platform, you can also:

  • consider your child's readiness for the types of content and experiences they might encounter
  • help them understand what to do if they need help
  • provide ongoing support and monitoring, for example through regular check-ins with your child
  • agree to some rules about use of each service or platform.

To find out more, you can read the App checklist for parents, as well as information about parental controls in social media, games and apps and mental wellbeing resources for families.