Animal Jam Latest Stats

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To Date

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Animal Avatars Created:
159,484,585
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Pets Adopted:
81,318,401
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Global Presence:
225+ Countries
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Adventures Played:
155,725,272
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Chat Msgs per Month:
325,393,629

AJ Play Wild! Unleashes Wildly Popular New Packs Feature

WildWorks’ Animal Jam - Play Wild!, the leader of the pack in mobile kids’ games since 2015, is now letting players join their own Pack: an in-game social group with themed “hideouts,” a Pack-specific chat channel, daily reward “loot,” and more. Since the ambitious, leading-edge feature’s launch in November of this year, over 210,000 Packs have been formed, and kids’ games will never be the same.

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Teaching your child to be a responsible digital citizen

Parents have always had a lot to worry about when it comes to their children. It’s simply part of the job. Many of the issues parents face today are the same ones they've dealt with in the past, including safety, diet and how much independence to give their kids. But parenting in the 21st century also comes with new challenges that past generations never had to tackle. Overwhelmingly, these challenges have to do with how kids safely and responsibly use digital technology.

Kids are starting to use social media at progressively younger ages, but they often aren’t prepared for navigating the online world. Rather than handing them a device and letting them learn from friends or on their own, many parents have made it a priority to teach their kids the importance of safe online communication.

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Struggle Over Summertime Screen Time is Real for Parents and Kids

With kids having access to technology at younger ages than ever before, parents are taking more control over their kids' screen time, with 84 percent of parents surveyed requiring that they grant permission before their children spend money on games online. The research, conducted by WildWorks, a leading developer of online worlds and free-to-play games, analyzed parents' involvement today in their kids' online activity.

Hinting at the high level of parental oversight today when it comes to their children's Internet usage, over 80 percent of parents implement a time restriction when it comes to playing games online, and over 75 percent always check the safety of games before purchase.

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Animal Jam - Play Wild! Wins "Best App for Kids" at the Google Play Awards

Animal Jam – Play Wild! by WildWorks was named "Best App for Kids" at the Google Play Awards at Google I/O 2017, highlighting the year's best apps and games across twelve categories. With more than 85 billion apps and games downloaded on Google Play over the past year, Animal Jam was chosen from the five nominated kid-focused apps for its family-friendly design that encourages creativity, exploration and education for kids.

The twelve winners, in worldwide categories ranging from standout startups and indies to most innovative app designs, were selected by cross-functional teams throughout Google who work hand-in-hand with the relevant categories and product areas. Each category had its own specific criteria, but met common requirements for all chosen apps including high star ratings, freshness and technical performance.

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WildWorks Taps Exim Brasil To Represent Animal Jam

The company continues to expand its brand with new licensing efforts in Brazil

WildWorks, a leading developer of online worlds and free-to-play games, today announced the appointment of Exim Brasil as the company's first licensing agent signee in Brazil to represent Animal Jam consumer products and promotion.

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Animal Jam - Play Wild! Selected As a Nominee for "Best App for Kids" for the Google Play Awards

Animal Jam Now Offering New Membership Benefits for Premium Content on AnimalJam.com and the Chart-Topping Mobile App

Animal Jam – Play Wild! by WildWorks, a leading developer of online worlds and free-to-play games, was recently selected as a nominee for the annual Google Play Awards in the "Best App for Kids" category. The Google Play Awards celebrate achievements of the developer community over the past year, by recognizing the best apps and games across twelve categories.

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Rockpool signs wave of new Animal Jam partners

New partners span publishing, toys and games.

Rockpool has signed a new wave of UK partners for WildWorks’ global online playground, Animal Jam.

Ravensburger has come on board for games and puzzles; Winning Moves for Top Trumps and Hasbro for board game brand extensions.

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Interview with WildWorks CEO Clark Stacey

Animal Jam is a franchise by WildWorks that is the largest online social game in the world

SALT LAKE CITY, UT –(Blasting News – July 14, 2016) – WildWorks is an interactive entertainment company that creates fun, unique and imaginative games for kids. The company’s brilliant game design, audience expertise and dedication to ethical online commerce ensures that children and their parents feel safe and happy during playtime. WildWorks is focused on producing content that can be considered “purposeful play.” To date, one of their most popular brands is “Animal Jam,” an online community that blends gameplay and avatars with educational content created in association with National Geographic. Animal Jam is appealing to kids who love animals and the outdoors; the brand has seen astronomical growth since its inception. It is currently one of the largest online social games for children in the world, connecting more than 50 million registered users globally.

Clark Stacey is the CEO of WildWorks. He has more than 20 years of experience in video game development and he presently employs 130 developers and support staff via his Salt Lake City and Amsterdam studio locations. Recently, Clark spoke about his experiences working in the toy industry and his hopes for the future.

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Animal Jam Gets Into the Real World With New Toys

SALT LAKE CITY, UT –(Pixelkin – July 12, 2016) – Animal Jam is hugely popular MMO for kids. In the game, kids make avatars of various worlds and explore virtual worlds, play games, and build dens all while learning about animals in between. Now the game is coming into the real world as part of a new toy line.

The first part of the toy line is called Adopt-a-Pet and was launched in June. The toys are little houses that include a pet figurine with two accessories and a code that can be used in the game. Like lots of other toys, these toys are “blind” toys, meaning you can’t tell what’s inside until you open it. The Adopt-a-Pet line is sold out at its original retail price, but if you really, really want them, some are available on Amazon for double their original price.

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Animal Jam Named Fastest Growing Gaming Site in the U.S.

Animal Jam Named Fastest Growing Gaming Site in the United States by SimilarWeb

SALT LAKE CITY, UT –(Marketwired – Feb 4, 2016) – WildWorks, a leading developer of online worlds and free-to-play games, today announced that Animal Jam has become the fastest growing gaming site in the U.S., and ranks in the top 15 biggest players in the online gaming industry, according to SimilarWeb.

Animal Jam, the online playground for kids who love animals and the outdoors, has seen astronomical growth since its inception with more than 50 million registered users worldwide. The game’s reach is expanding from online to offline with the launch of toys, accessories, and apparel at retailers this summer. With an average 25% year-over-year increase in revenue and additional global licensing deals underway, Animal Jam is slated to continue its growth and dominance in the online kids space.

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