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Users Can Finally Touch the Oculus Touch

SocialTimes Facebook

The virtual reality controller launched with 54 gaming and experience titles , and it can be test-driven at more than 500 retailers in the U.S., Personalization platform Oculus Avatars  also launched Tuesday, and it is supported by several of the Oculus Touch launch titles. The long-awaited Oculus Touch  controller was released online  and in stores Tuesday.

Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth

Called Facebook “Credit&# it includes a real world component named, rather fetchingly, “App2User&# , which aims to encourage merchants and loyalty programs like Qantas Frequent Flyer points and Flybuys and whatnot to use the Facebook points social media system. But first… Quick note on currency and Virtual Goods. Virtual or otherwise. Hero World 2,100,000.

Virtual Event Technologies Defined

SocialFish

No doubt you’ve started investigating the dizzying array of digital solutions for your event: content-capture, hybrid, live stream, on-demand, Skype, videoconferencing, virtual, webinar, 2D, 3D. Virtual Event Definitions. 2D Virtual Platform. Two-dimensional computer-based digital models that are representational  of real world objects. 3D Virtual Platform.

Will Microsoft and Xbox rule online identities in the future?

The Way of the Web

A really interesting Microsoft internal team video has appeared on the web, showing the ambition of the Windows Gaming Experience team for your Xbox avatar to become your identity and persona in the digital world. It’s really interesting in light of some of my previous thoughts regarding Xbox Live Avatars, when I claimed back in 2008 that introducing avatars was a big mistake.

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

Expansions and upgrades Twitter’s not World of Warcraft so this is a bit harder. Virtual Real Estate a tough one again if you are not a virtual world like Second Life but how about a special forum for payment. Real World Events Music labels, film studios pay MySpace for record launches and Secret Shows. One, should we monetize other people’s activity?

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When Twitter Gave Me Howler Monkey Angst

Waxing UnLyrical

Also the super hot women in the avatar or the eggheads are a dead giveaway. I am willing to spend two minutes a day to avoid using DM’s with TrueTwit in them, so as not to appear like a noob who doesn’t realize that AUTO DMs SUCK and that TrueTwit is annoying and pisses people off. [Ed: I'm on vacation. Here's the fourth of a week's worth of guest posts.]. No, of course not.

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary

Pamorama

Avatar : An Avatar is an image or username that represents a person online within forums and social networks. Facebook is the largest social network in the world with more than 500 million users. It’s a social entertainment destination, with a focus on delivering a fun and entertainment-driven social experience online to users around the world. But never fear!

Non di solo Google.

Buzz Marketing for Technology

must confess that the educational examples of the use of avatar based virtual worlds for student learning have consistently d. Learning Objects in Virtual Worlds. New Distributed 3D Virtual Environment w/ Instructional Potential: Google. eLearning Goddess. Alfabeti digitali, lingue, linguaggi, scrittura, e-learning, tutoring online, tecnologie didattiche, crossmedialità e netlife a cura di Giuliana Guazzaroni. eLearning Goddess. Google e Media sociali. 15-lug-2008. Giuliana Guazzaroni. Valutare conversazioni e forum. 14-lug-2008. Giuliana Guazzaroni.

Designing Choreographies for the New Economy of Attention

www.digitalhumanities.org

As Mark Edmundson has recently commented, "University students now are virtual Hamlets of the virtual world, pondering possibility, faces pressed up against the sweet-shop window of their all-purpose desiring machines. Outside of the subject’s ability to filter external stimuli, the world was utterly incomprehensible. Distraction and attention go hand-in-hand. 2008 ].