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.

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.

The Real World

Twist Image

People talk a ton about what they're doing online versus what they're doing in the real world. People often talk about meeting-up in the real world once they've connected in places like Twitter or Facebook. Let me ask you this: when you're on Twitter or Facebook or Blogging are you not in the real world? Is your online avatar simply that: a representation of who you would like to be instead of who you really are? I am typing this Blog post right now in the real world.

6 Ways Emerging Technologies Are Set to Change the Use of Social Media

SocMed Sean

Thanks to Maria for sharing her thoughts, I’ll be curious to see how these technologies adapt our use of social media, especially when it comes to augmented and virtual reality! The increasing use of the Internet of Things has resulted in so many changes in the way we live our lives and interact with our physical world. Social media helps in bringing people closer, whereas virtual reality takes a person away from the real world and immerses them in their solitary world.

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. 3D Virtual Platform.

When Twitter Gave Me Howler Monkey Angst

Waxing UnLyrical

Also the super hot women in the avatar or the eggheads are a dead giveaway. Brian Meeks used to make his living in the virtual world of Second Life, where he built spaces for corporate clients under the name Ecocandle Riel. [Ed: I'm on vacation.

Non di solo Google.

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I 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.

Google 100

The magical power of great writing and insight

The Way of the Web

Again, not necessarily something that was inconceivable in the 50s, but something that is hitting us now with the likes of Avatar, or the massive leaps in videogame cinematics over the last 10-20 years.

The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Add an avatar and a bio at the minimum. If people would simply apply common sense practices, both real life and on the web, the world would be such a better place. Don’t do in the virtual world what you would not do in the real world.