Toronto, ON (PRWEB) October 3, 2007
MixYourWorlds.com (Urban Lifestyle and Community) continues it's climb up the social networking hierarchy by helping members realize and change their racial profiling biases.
MixYourWorlds.com pushes social networking boundaries and mindsets by asking its members: "Can racial profiling be fun?" With the introduction of new applications designed to assist members in creating diverse friend groups, the top Urban Lifestyle and Urban culture community hopes to make users aware of and change their racial preconceptions.
Launched in June 2007, MixYourWorlds.com currently boasts 438,000 members and has become home to urban users seeking a friend base different from the more traditional lines of MySpace and Facebook.
As a fully-featured, web 2.0, urban social networking site, MixYourWorlds.com allows members to communicate and express themselves through instant messaging, fully-designable "worlds," friends list, personal blogs and more. The "racial profiling" aspect of the urban lifestyle site comes from tracking the make-up of users' friends on the site and pointing out racial attraction preferences and biases.
"This is brand new to the world of social networking," MixYourWorlds.com creator Art Harrison, said. "We're encouraging our members to create diverse and urban friendships and pay attention to their racial biases. By tracking their interactions on the site through our racial profiling tools and informing them of some of their biases and subconscious values we're trying to give them a gentle nudge towards diversity."
MixYourWorlds.com's goal is to continue to create humor based - race related tools that help break people away from their biases.
"Social networking often takes on the same racial lines that people maintain in the real world," Harrison said. "The Internet has always posed such possibilities to expand individual experiences and relationships, yet many people never cross the racial barriers they see in their everyday lives." "Racial Profiling may not seem like a laughing matter, but sometimes it takes a little 'shock and awe' to get peoples attention. Once you've got their attention, it's a lot easier to starting changing their minds."
For additional information about MixYourWorlds.com, their urban lifestyle community, mission and the social networking tools they provide, contact Art Harrison or visit the website.
MixYourWorlds.com has a registered member base of 438,000 users and is programmed, designed and maintained solely by 28-year-old entrepreneur Art Harrison. Art has been developing diverse online communities and social networking sites since 2001.