if the Government filter out MA15+ games, and ban any games not classified, what happens to World of Warcraft? What about social spaces like Second Life? How about iPhone games and Facebook apps? MySpace? a Job for Government 2.0 Taskforce methinks.
…unfortunately. A U.K. Web site allows users — some of whom are as young as 8-years-old — create virtual “bimbos” who can then undergo breast augmentation and take diet pills. (ABCNews Photo Illustration) From ABC website Bratz pushed the boundaries – the girl dolls have g-strings – but this game takes the cake. Or doesn’t […]
Human beings take information and media, consume it, mash it up and spew it back out again, it’s what we do. We have a fine tradition of nicking each others content from the earliest times of tribal campfires, embroidering hunter and warriors stories and oral traditions, through to Plato deliberately putting his own words in […]
Virtual world job at Disney, via Monster: Job Description:Senior Producer, Virtual Worlds, Multiplayer Online Games – Job ID 138859Disney Online is committed to leading the market in creating, marketing and operating, industry defining, entertaining, interactive and high quality, premium online experiences for kids and families. Products in the team’s portfolio include Disney.com (including Disney Xtreme […]
Are you supporting your social media interns? Do they have an area to manage discussions? Is your online community being managed ad hoc or structured for maximum communication internally and externally!
Synchronicity is abound on the web. I was chatting with a very smart guy in New Zealand last week, and he mentioned he owns VirtualMe.co.nz. Someone tried to purchase it from him (a big law firm) and we were wondering what it was all about. I thought it might be to do with that avatar […]
Thanks to everyone who messaged and emailed me – here’ s the link in case you missed the ABC’s Four Corners program on You Only Life Twice. And yes Mum, I’ll be careful in-world. *rolls eyes*. BTW that Julian Dibbell book on Play Money is really really fascinating. I spent some time wandering around Telstra […]
Dunno if that’s the right title but it will do for now. Found this little snippet by Bryan Zilar at WebMonkey, via umm Wired I think. Heather Gold is the inventor of something she calls Open Source Management. Through her company, Subvert, she stresses the importance of bringing socially open technologies such as wikis and […]