Animation firm Sanrio Company Ltd. upgraded its free online services page to let Hello Kitty cartoon fans have more power when using the site.
The new services offered by the Japanese-owned Sanrio, New York, include 500 MB basic e-mail account storage, video clip hosting, computer desktop icons, MSN skins and emoticons, printable calendars, screen savers, themed browser designs, wallpapers, online cards, avatars and mailing lists.
Also included is more Hello Kitty fan content like animation trailers, coming attractions and interviews with Hello Kitty designers.
The Hello Kitty site at www.sanriotown.com hosts free e-mail addresses for @hellokitty.com accounts, message boards, downloads and games, mailing lists and avatars. These services are provided by Internet Service Provider Outblaze .
Hong Kong-based Outblaze recently joined the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group, a group of communications and technology companies working to eradicate spam and other types of messaging abuse.