He built an apartment for himself and two cats in the back and moved Jupiter Interactive.The Pseudo channel on Prodigy quickly became the most trafficked chat rooms and area on the service.Within chat room roleplaying (Chat RP), 1997 was a very crucial year.
The service began in 2000 and has expanded to include nine online communities (or "hotels"), with users in over 150 countries.
Founded in late 1993, its parent company Pseudo Programs Inc. was founded in late 1993 under the name Jupiter Interactive by Josh Harris.
filed for bankruptcy following the end of the dot-com bubble in 2000. It was named after Harris' first company, Jupiter Research, to leverage the established brand name of the market research and analysis firm.
As of August 2012, over 273 million avatars have been registered with an average 5 million unique visitors monthly.
The service allows users to create their own Habbo character and design hotel rooms, meet new friends, chat with other players, organize parties, look after virtual pets, create and play games and complete quests.