Stardoll – Gossip Gone Too Far?

I’m sure if you read my blog, you will undoubtedly read many others.

Well a recent scandal which was posted over several Stardoll blogs, just involving certain well-known members of Stardoll. When this was first revealed there were very graphic photos posted, exposing far too much and should have never been posted on such a blog in the first place.  Turns out it was all a pack of lies, the culprit was found – people have moved on.

Just goes to show, don’t do anything stupid online – you’re going to get caught in the end, no matter what.

I don’t want to give my personal opinion over this, I don’t know those members and I hardly know what actually happened. Plus it was just an idiotic thing for that person to do such a thing. Why do people crave virtual fame to such a large extent?

I can understand, some people use Stardoll to fill a gap in their lives. Whether that may be friendships, creativity or acceptance and so many more. I guess members of Stardoll are still caught up in the social circuit of Stardoll known as “Elites”. I know what it feels like, I was once there but I would have never have dreamed of doing what this person has done – imagine planning to commit such a repulsive act.

Blogs always mention this word “famewhore”, basically a person who desires fame to such an extent. I’m not very keen on the term but I suppose they prefer to use one single word rather than use a-person-who-really-wants-to-be-noticed-on-a-virtual-world on every post they write. This appetite for popularity on Stardoll has been increasing dramatically, at a very alarming rate.  People hacking others, scamming Rares, scamming codes, exchanging codes for an article on themselves, posing, exposing, “trashing” each other, creating anonymous blogs to trash each other etc. etc.

Isn’t this all going slightly out of hand?

Well slightly is a little understatement.

People have become so over-obsessed with this idea of popularity on Stardoll or just causing trouble, anguish and mayhem to others, that it’s coming to the point where certain members are posting pornographic screenshots on blogs that probably hit over thousands of views everyday, visited by many young teenagers – even kids younger than 11 years of age. People can get caught up in the excitement of exposing a scandal, especially if it’s a very well-known member of the Stardoll community but when does common sense ever kick in? Do people never consider another human being’s feelings? Do they not know that posting such material may cause such a large outpour of rage and distress?

With “exposing” another member, readers think that what they are reading is true and factual. They believe that all these stories written about certain members on Gossip Blogs, some of which perceive well-known members in a bad light. They begin to spread hateful comments/rumours towards those members – even though they do not know them personally, nevermind even chatting to them on one single occasion. I thought this craze has died out. I guess I was wrong.

I know many people have called the members involved all sorts of names. People make mistakes frequently. Hopefully they have learnt something from this experience and will think twice before doing such things.

I just think it’s all becoming too much, we all created this Stardoll society and it’s never going to be perfect but after this controversy and especially what the material was based upon – are we all getting too caught up in this virtual world that we will go to extreme lengths to achieve what we feebly yearn for?

Who knows what we might see next in the future. I certainly don’t want to read it.

Lel1996

xoxoxo

 

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6 responses to “Stardoll – Gossip Gone Too Far?

  1. Sabrina

    I agree with you 100%

    The level has really been going to an extream latley. I don’t really read any Stardoll blogs except yours mainly because I really like the way you write and the layout of this blog. Oh, gosh I’m getting off topic I can’t tell storys. Well anyways I’m a member of OC, OriginalClub. Were know for being perverted and over dramatic. There have been a bunch of topics recently about girls commiting suicide, becoming pregnant, and of course the oh so famous religion topics.
    Attention has really become a big deal to some people, mostly the “Noobs” or the “Populars” Originalclub is baisicly middle school all over again. Hormones can really be a pain in the butt sometimes.
    I can’t say that fame hasn’t gone to my head before but I would never make such a huge specticle of myself like that. It offends people and can be really serious and unfunny. When I said that ‘I can’t say that fame hasn’t gone to my head before’ I mean that by I really appreciate it when someone writes in my guestbook about how they think my suite is really good or they love my medoll. But I don’t think that makes me a “Famewhore” does it?
    Grrr. I’m off topic again. I have ADD, so please don’t judge me who ever reads this comment.
    I don’t think any rumors have gone out about me personaly because I have a moto on Stardoll. Its one of the first things on my presentation “Haters make you famous but why would anyone want to be famous for being hated.” I try to stay clear of drama and when ever someone throughs some at me I usualy just report it. Stardoll can tell where its all coming from I’m sure they have a statistics program of some sort, they can know pretty much anyting about anyone, where they live which other accounts have come from that computer, the type of computer ect.

    I’m really off topic so I’m just going to end it with this. Umm so yeah I end my comment here. O:)

  2. Renee:)

    I think stardoll gossip HAS gone to far.It’s simply deranged…
    I mean,stardoll doesn’t have to be this way.If these drama causing people would calm down with their actions.Goodness.I

  3. Lucy

    On the original club: I was looking through the club and the latest member was mette.stardoll so hopefully there will be some sort of meaning for this club. Also I hope she will moderate the club as I have seen all sorts of topics including ones with actual swear words in full, especially when their is people on stardoll ranging from 3-40 I don’t suppose you would want your child on a site like that, would you?

  4. Lucy

    On the original club: I was looking through the club and the latest member was mette.stardoll so hopefully there will be some sort of meaning for this club. Also I hope she will moderate the club as I have seen all sorts of topics including ones with actual swear words in full, especially when their is people on stardoll ranging from 3-40 I don’t suppose you would want your child on a site like that, would you?

    Lucy xx

  5. Sabrina

    @Lucy
    The reason Mette is the latest member was because robin (the owner of OC) got hacked, and the hacker went on a banning rage and deleted all the managers. So Mette is no longer a Manager, its getting no better.

    I don’t really have a problem with swear words unless there aimed at someone. Thats when it becomes a problem to me.

    I honestly wouldn’t have a problem with my child (if I had one) going to OC just because I was raised in atmosphere where things like that were ok. My family makes money off thing like adult videos and toys, we own a few stores. Its not like I would tell them its ok to use those words, I would tell them what they mean if they asked, and explain that its not appropreit language and if you use it you will be in trouble.

    I also don’t think that the younger range of Stardoll really hangs out there. I know that when I first joined stardoll I had no intrest of joining clubs. I was inrested in the concept of dressing up my doll and playing games. Most the people in OC are between the ages of 11-16.

  6. Lucy

    @ Sabrina

    I see what you mean but some of these hackings are getting out of hand.

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