African American hairstyles have a rich history. Dating back centuries, the hairstyles that we see today have been used by royalty in Ancient Egypt and as a distinguisher for multiple African tribes. Our team looked into where specific styles came from, why they were used, and the historical context behind some of the more notable styles. Working with two of our Creators, … [Read more...] about Black Hairstyles on IMVU
Check out our Q&A with Rickey, a little behind the avatar action on our favorite IMVU superuser. IMVU: How did you get started on IMVU? RT: I got started on IMVU when I was about 15! I was really obsessed with virtual reality back then! Some of you may have caught @BritneyKnox online on IMVU, and if you haven’t… Um hello? She tryna tell y’all whatsup… get online boo! … [Read more...] about BTA: Rickey Thompson as @BritneyKnox
We teamed up with a few artists and Creators for our #IMVUAdvent Calendar on Instagram. One of them was Unequal, who has been creating edits for over six years. Check out her story below, Behind The Avatar. IMVU: What’s your Avatar Name? Unequal: Unequal IMVU: How did you get started on IMVU? U: I actually came across an ad for IMVU. I have always LOVED all things makeup, … [Read more...] about BTA: Unequal
You may remember a very familiar face in the photo featured in this story. Brett Durrett is and always will be a friend of IMVU, even after his 11 years on staff and nearly 5 years as our CEO. Beyond his professional titles, or even his leadership as CEO, Brett was an active user that frequently went into chatrooms to join the conversation, answer questions, solve issues, or … [Read more...] about IMVU: This is what it’s all about.
IMVU: How long have you been a user on IMVU? Since July 2006. I became a creator a few months later. IMVU: What do you like about IMVU? Why? Being able to earn an income from home, in my own time and at my own pace, doing something I enjoy. I have anxiety and depression which makes keeping a “normal” job very difficult for me, so I’m happy to have been able to build a business … [Read more...] about BTA: Polystyrene