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Interpals

Interpals Pen Pals is one of the largest and most popular pen pal websites in the world. The website was created in 1998 as the International Penpal Page. The page was so popular that it was redesigned and recreated in 1999 as Interpals. One of the primary goals of Interpals is to help people find pen pals and friends from all over the world. The site is free to join. The sponsors and advertisers pay for the site.

Users are able to find pen pals from all over the world. To use the site, you first need to register for a free account. To do this, go to Interpals (see Resources below), click the « Register » link, and enter your name and a valid email address. You must be at least 13 to register. A confirmation will be sent to your email address. You will need to click on the link in the email in order to confirm your account. You will also need to agree to the site’s terms of service.
Everyone who registers for the site has access to a message box, which is an online mailbox through the site. If you find a pen pal you would like to connect with, you can send them a message. Likewise, if someone wants to contact you, they can send you a message through your message box. Everyone also gets a « wall », in which public messages can be left for friends and pen pals
Be aware of scams. Don’t respond to anyone who makes you uncomfortable. Report anyone who posts linappropriate material to the site administrators. If the site is used properly, you can find long-lasting friendships and interesting pen pals.