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.

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.

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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.

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.

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. There are some plug-and-play virtual item platforms now.

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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. 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.

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. Second Life : Second Life is an online virtual world.

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.

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.