Friday, August 10, 2007

Socializing Online - News - Readers' Comments - New York Times Blog

Helge: There is a very descriptive discussion to this article. People explain their relation to social media, Facebook and Second Life.

Socializing Online - News - Readers' Comments - New York Times Blog: "August 9, 2007, 2:47 am Socializing Online Today’s New York Times has an article about people who use the online community Second Life to live out their Architectural Digest-style fantasies. Second Life users “have built cities, created clothing lines and programmed their avatars — the characters that represent them in the three-dimensional space of Second Life — to ride horses, dance and have sex,” Seth Kugel writes. People use online communities to network for their real-life careers, to stay in touch with friends, and to publicize their political campaigns. Are you a member of an online community like Second Life and World of Warcraft or a social networking site like MySpace and Facebook? What do you use it for?"
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