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Communication Internet Social Media & Social Networking Society & Culture

Social networks for the real world

Society may have come full circle. For some, not a moment too soon. But while old-fashioned values like love thy neighbour might well be on the return, for those that remember those Halcyon days the first time around, there’s this barrier called the Internet to contend with… As purely incidental as the comment was to […]

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Business Internet Social Media & Social Networking Society & Culture

MMOGs make for iSociety

Virtual worlds like Second Life are doing pretty good, thank you very much! But while businesses appear to be leaving by one door, social networks could well be walking through another… In my previous installment on MMOGs as venues for possible future business commerce, what might we need to see happen to make the businesses […]

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Business Entertainment Internet Social Media & Social Networking Society & Culture Software & Hardware

Second Life businesses on life support?

Wherever people gather in sufficient numbers, the unwritten rule is, there’s money to be made out of them. And so it goes that within the virtual world of Second Life, with enough people, the money should flow, right? Currently, that’s not entirely been the case for those business currently in residence, though enough have tried […]