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We wouldn’t be Trust & Safety without our faithful fur babies

You might know that the Trust & Safety team keeps our community safe (and that part might be obvious from the name), but what does this actually look like? This post follows up on some frequently asked questions regarding our processes around account security and minor safety, along with an…

There’s a lot of confusion about what NFTs actually are — especially regarding their implications for the future.

What are NFTs?

NFTs stand for Non-Fungible Tokens. Non-fungible means that it’s unique and can’t be replaced with something else. For example, US Dollars are fungible: every dollar is equivalent. …

We’ve heard that line before. From our parents, our friends, sometimes even strangers. “Why would you spend so much money on this digital thing? It’s not even real!”

When we first started Pocket Worlds in 2013, people often reacted with confusion (or even concern) when we shared that we sell…

Highrise started out as a social game, but it’s evolving into a digital nation: a place where citizens can live and thrive in a vibrant online world. With over 1 million monthly users, Highrise is the size of major cities like San Francisco, Austin, Boston, and many more. …

As Highrise has grown beyond our wildest imagination, we have struggled to connect with our community in a consistent and meaningful way. That’s why today we’re launching a new initiative to post regular content on Medium to share more about our vision of the future: how we see the evolution…

We’re experiencing a massive change in what it means to own digital things.

When the Internet was first invented, it was defined by infinite content. One mp3 file of a song could be infinitely replicated at virtually no cost so that everyone could have that mp3 quickly and cheaply. It…

Players hyped to celebrate our Pride Month event wearing full rainbow regalia

Through our flagship app Highrise we serve an incredibly diverse global audience. Our commitment to creating an inviting environment involves providing a variety of content that appeals to and represents these global needs.

Pocket Worlds’ art team focuses intently on researching religious holidays, cultural events, and body inclusivity. …

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