PRLog - March 14, 2012 - TORONTO -- www.BunkiMunki.com is a safe, meaningful virtual world aimed at providing kids with the motivation to become positive thinkers and ultimately, confident and well-rounded young adults.
Kids can join BunkiMunki™ for free and immediately have fun by customizing their own alias in the likeness of BunkiMunki™, the brand character. They can create their own home space with realistic décor to suit their own individual style and personality. With activities like journal writing, music creation, earning badges, and playing games, kids will be rewarded with Bunki Bucks, a virtual currency. The website offers a Premium Membership allowing kids unlimited access to all social media features including B-Mail, Chat, virtual shopping at the Emporium and much more.
Tweens will be encouraged to participate in age-relevant and fun activities to help them “Unlock the Power of Happiness™”. Members are given a personal online journal where they are encouraged to write daily and keep track of their emotions on a Happiness Meter. Kids are inspired to participate in fun off line activities where they earn collectable badges while building lifelong skills. Many activities reward kids with Bunki Bucks a virtual currency that can be used to make purchases at the virtual store, The Emporium.
Safety is a cornerstone for BunkiMunki.com. As a result, the site is designed to maximize security with privacy features such as a strict “no real/full names” policy and a language filter. The site is COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act) compliant and is certified by Privo, an FTC-approved, neutral third-party service provider whose core business is to enable companies to initiate and manage responsible and effective online relationships by adhering to best practices when dealing with communities that attract kids to their websites.
Along with the social network, a line of BunkiMunki™ products will be hitting specialty stores across the U.S. and Canada this spring. The BunkiMunki™ plush toy is a huggable replica of the online character available in six fashion colors. BunkiMunki™ keys are cool, wearable accessories available in a variety of designs. Both girls and boys will want to collect them all and enjoy a sense of kinship with other BunkiMunki™ members as they “Unlock the Power of Happiness™”. All products come with a Bonus Code redeemable for virtual currency at BunkiMunki.com.
As parents struggle to protect their kids from growing up too quickly, in a world that is spinning fast, there is a need for a safe online community geared especially for tweens. BunkiMunki™ is a brand that encourages kids to mature, safely spread their wings, and happily discover their values and their full potential.
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Number Effect created BunkiMunki.com, a social network where kids (aged 7 to 15) enjoy diverse activities, share experiences with friends and have fun! BunkiMunki™ empowers kids to develop their own sense of self and "Unlock the Power of Happiness".