Paul LaFontaine, chief executive of Habbo-creator Sulake, calls for smarter online safety practices after his company's virtual-world site faced a sexual-chat controversy.
Habbo Hotel, a social game for teens, is back online in three countries after shutting down amidst reports of pornographic chat targeted at underage users.
Venture capital firm Balderton has pulled support for Habbo, an online social game targeted toward younger audiences, after allegations that pornographic chatting was taking place in the title's virtual world.
With over 10 million unique visitors a month, Habbo Hotel is the world’s largest game and online community for teenagers, with users in over 150 countries. With parent company Sulake releasing Niko, its second iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) game, …