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Four Corners and Second Life



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 Big Pond’s “The Pond” Sydney Harbour Bridge in Second Life yesterday and today (yesterday being the bridge’s birthday, and me too lazy to walk the real thing). Big bridge, lots of fireworks, massive 75th birthday sign and no one else around. Except a telco buddy of mine that came ingame after I spoke to him in real world, and he watched me shopping in Dome. I bought my avatar a silver dress. And they say that online games are bad for relationships – try and get a guy to go clothes shopping with you in real life, kiddo!

Anyway, here’s the Slurl for ABC second life (click it to come ingame). See you there – I’m SilkCharm and I’ll be in a silver dress. 🙂 (oops it’s full at the moment – 49 people – but I’ll keep trying.

Laurel Papworth

Named by Forbes™ Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, named Head of Industry, Social Media (Marketing Magazine™) and in the Power150 Media bloggers (AdAge™). CERT IV Training and Assessment certified trainer (Diplomas and Certificates etc) Adult Education. Laurel has manager Facebook Pages for Junior Masterchef, Idol, Big Brother etc. and have consulted on private online communities for banks Westpac, not for profits UNHCR & governments in SE Asia. Lecturer, social media, University of Sydney for 10 years and Laurel has 11,000 online students. Laurel Papworth personally connects to 6 million followers online and has taught around 100,000 people in the last 10 years how to be social media managers.

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