Neopets Freebies (originally NeoPets) is a virtual pet website launched by Adam Powell and Donna Williams on November 15, 1999. Six months after the web site was launched, Adam Powell and Donna Williams successfully sold a majority share to a consortium of investors led by Doug Dohring Neopets Freebies. On 20 June 2005, Viacom bought Neopets, Inc. for $160 million (USD).Neopets Freebies consistently ranks as one of the top stickiest sites Neopets Freebies.
Neopets Freebies is based around the eponymous virtual pets that inhabit the virtual world of Neopets Freebies. Visitors can create an account and take care of up to four virtual pets, buying them food, toys and other accessories using a virtual currency called Neopets Freebies. Neopets Freebies can be earned through playing games, investing in the stock market, trading and winning contests. Users can explore the world of Neopia with their Neopets Freebies and interact with each other through the NeoBoards, Neomail, and guilds.
In addition to the main site, Neopets Freebies also operates a pay-to-play version known as Neopets Premium, which offers additional features and benefits for a monthly fee of $7.99 Neopets Freebies. Several issues with the site, such as immersive advertising, gambling-based games, and hacks and glitches have garnered criticism Neopets Freebies.