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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Is Second Life Where Social Media Meets the Future?

Second Life Strategies for Companies and Future Uses



Second Life is a virtual world built on line by the community members. 3-D models of spaces and characters (avatars) interact. There is even an active economy with its own currency.

Seems pretty far out there?

Dell, Nike, Starwood Hotels are some large corporations checking out Second Life. Experimentation with these virtual worlds is in its infancy.

Current applications which businesses have found helpful are:

Using the virtual space in Second Life to hold meetings and career fairs.

Create prototypes in Second Life and receive feedback on designs and plans.

Large scale planning projects such as city planning can be done in Second Life.

Second Life can even improve your health.


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