myWeb is an animated messaging app that lets you personalize your chat with funky avatars and special powers.back to top
First, set your online status to online, busy or away using the drop-down menu below your name. To set your status, type a message in the status field. We’ll save all your messages so you can use them again later. To clear your current status, click the down arrow and select clear my status. To clear the whole list, click the down arrow and select clear all.back to top
From the top right of the app, click Tour for a quick lesson on how things work. Click Help for more detailed instructions.back to top
It’s much more than just chatting with text. With myWeb you express yourself through personalized avatars that you can dress up any way you like. You can also use cool powers and animotes to surprise your friends and really show them how you’re feeling.back to top
The privacy and security of your personal information is very important to us. We only ask for personal information like your email address and name so that we may better communicate with you and personalize your experience. For example, we will use your email address to send confirmation messages and technical service information, and to inform you of new products or services from myWeb and its affiliates if you have chosen to receive these updates.
We will not disclose your personal information outside of MyWeb Software, LLC and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your consent.
Click the myWeb link under the Apps section of your Facebook homepage.back to top
Yes. When you first sign up you'll be asked to choose from a selection of free avatars. Selecting your avatar is a lot of fun - as soon as you start chatting you'll know why!back to top
In the top left of the app you’ll see a window with your current avatar. Click the down arrow to see the next five avatars you own, then select your new avatar from the list.
Click See more avatars to browse the rest of your avatars in carousel mode. Click Make me your avatar to switch to the selected avatar.back to top
We add new avatars regularly, so check the Store tab often to see cool new stuff! Some avatars will have a special tag to let you know if they are part of a limited edition, or if they’re only available for a limited time.back to top
Powers are things your avatar does to others while you chat on myWeb. Every avatar is assigned four powers.
To use your powers on friends during a chat, click the Powers icon underneath your friend's avatar. If you're in a group chat and want to use a power on all participants, click the Powers icon underneath each person's avatar.
The Powers Wheel will appear in the chat window. Click on the power you'd like to use and watch your friends react!back to top
Each avatar starts with a set of four powers, with additional powers available for purchase. Here’s how to get new powers for avatars you already own:
Animotes are animated emotions in myWeb. They are temporary changes of your avatar’s expression that you can use at any time to show how you’re feeling - without using words.
To use an animote during a chat, bring up the Animotes Wheel by hovering over your avatar. Then click the animote you’d like to use.back to top
There are several ways to get your friends in on the fun:
Adding a network is much faster than adding one friend at a time – and you’ll earn more myWeb points, too!
Here’s how to add a network to myWeb:
The icon next to your friend’s name will tell you whether they are chatting using myWeb or another network. Friends chatting using another network will not have avatars or powers until you invite them to myWeb.back to top
Add as many friends as you like!back to top
myWeb works like other types of chat you’re used to, but you’ll be able to express yourself with much more than words and emoticons! With myWeb you and your friends can really show how you’re feeling with personalized avatars that have their own moods, animotes and powers.back to top
With myWeb chat you express yourself using an avatar that you choose and customize to reflect your personality. You can also change the scenery in your chat window by changing the background, font color and chat bubble color.back to top
As many as you like! All chats appear as icons at the top of the Chat tab, with your current chat at the far left, followed by your other chats in order of most unread messages to least. If you have more active chats than can be displayed in one row, click the down arrow on the right to see more. Only your current chat window will appear full-size. To go back to another active chat, click the icon to select it.back to top
You can chat with up to 3 other friends in the same chat window. There are two ways to do this:
There are two ways to start a chat:
You can’t remove a friend from a group chat. You will need to end the chat session by clicking the Close button (X) at the top of your chat window. Your other friends can still chat with each other until they also choose to leave the chat session.back to top
The number displayed on the Chat tab tells you how many unready chat messages you have waiting.back to top
With a chat window open, click the Font icon in the Chat menu. Choose exactly how you want to express yourself by changing your font style, size and color.back to top
With a chat window open, click the Background icon in the Chat menu. With backgrounds from far-off landscapes to city scenes, your avatar will never be bored!back to top
Click the Powers icon under your friends avatar to bring up the Powers Wheel, then click on an available power to use it immediately. You can also open the Powers Wheel by clicking the Powers icon beneath any friend you are chatting with.back to top
There are three ways to do this:
You can earn points for lots of things you do on myWeb! Here are just a few examples:
To see the full list, go to the Store tab and click the View points button. Points you’ve already earned will be shown with a checkmark.back to top
You can use your points to buy cool new avatars and powers on myWeb.back to top
On the Store tab and you’ll see your points total at the bottom. Or click the View points button at the bottom of the app window.back to top
From the Store tab, select an avatar and click Buy me. To buy a power for that avatar, click the checkbox next to the power, or select the SuperPack to get all the powers. Selected items will be added to your cart, where they will remain until you remove them from your Cart or proceed to the checkout.
To see what’s in your Cart:
You’ll see and get to use your purchases immediately.back to top
No. Be very sure before you confirm your purchase.back to top
You can use the Share function to tell your social networks about myWeb or show off your avatars.
To share the myWeb app, click the Share button at the top of the app. A box will open asking you what social networking site you would like to post on. It will post the myWeb.com URL with a pre-written message that you can choose to replace with your own message.back to top
No. You would have to sign in to your social networking site to remove the post.back to top
If myWeb slows down it could be that your internet connection is slow, or you’re running more programs than your computer can handle. Try closing any other programs that you don’t need to use. And If you have a large number of chat windows open, it might help to close some of those conversations.back to top
myWeb works best with Adobe Flash versions 9 and up. The recommended screen resolution is 1027 x 768.back to top
Check that the site’s volume settings haven’t been muted. There’s a speaker icon at the top right of every myWeb screen; click this icon to adjust the volume settings by sliding the bar up or down.
If this doesn’t work, make sure your computer’s speakers are connected, and check that your computer’s volume settings haven’t been muted.back to top