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Imperfect Angel Grand Opening Event

Community, events, Press Releases, Second Life, Virtual Worlds on August 13th, 2009 No Comments

Imperfect Angel, Second Life’s newest exclusive nightclub and entertainment venue, will celebrate its grand opening event this Thursday August 13, showcasing their venue, art, fashion, and a night packed with giveaways, contests, live music, and more!

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Lindens Updates XStreet Guidelines and Bans Unauthorized Sale of Real World Replicas

Branding, Business, Community, Intellectual Property and Copyright, Marketing, News Announcements, Second Life, Virtual Goods, Virtual Worlds on August 12th, 2009 3 Comments

Starting on September 14, 2009 virtual items that are in violation of real world copyrights or that infringe on brand owners’ intellectual property will no longer be for sale on Second Life’s ecommerce site, XStreet SL.

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Lindens Announce Roadmap to Protect and Manage Content and Intellectual Property

Branding, Business, Community, Education, Intellectual Property and Copyright, News Announcements, Second Life, Virtual Worlds on August 5th, 2009 1 Comment

Linden Lab Vice President of Customer Relations Cyn Linden has a very lengthy, but clear and concise post on the company’s official blog detailing their new “Content Management Roadmap” for Second Life content and its creators.

Cyn says that Linden Lab is “committed to empowering content creators to better manage and control their content.” She presented a multi-faceted plan help manage content on several levels.

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Making A Difference in Virtual Worlds

Virtual Relay For Life Raises Over $270,000USD

Community, events, Non-Profit, Second Life, Virtual Worlds on August 1st, 2009 1 Comment

Relay for Life, the signature fundraising event to benefit the American Cancer Society, recently ended its fifth and most successful campaign in the virtual world of Second Life after having raised over a quarter of a million US dollars in support of cancer research.

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Linden Lab Presents a New Professional Face to Virtual Worlds

Business, Community, Education, Marketing, News Announcements, Non-Profit, Second Life, Virtual Worlds on July 27th, 2009 No Comments

Linden Lab, the creators of Second Life, debuted a new portal for organizations to serve as a more professional face for the virtual world. The new “Work” sub-domain continues the company’s slow, but steady revamp. The site features case studies of enterprises successfully using Second Life and offers a free tour of the Second Life […]

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Using Virtual Worlds to Engage

Obama Administration’s Deputy CTO Beth Noveck Takes Questions from Second Life

Community, Education, events, Marketing, Second Life, Virtual Worlds on July 21st, 2009 No Comments

White House Deputy Chief Technology Officer, Beth Noveck, recently participated in a mixed reality event to promote her new book, Wiki Government.

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Understanding Virtual Worlds

The Obama Team Officially Gets a Second Life

Community, Education, events, Marketing, Second Life, Virtual Worlds on July 17th, 2009 5 Comments

President Obama speaks to a live audience in Ghana, while his address is streamed to audiences in the virtual worlds of Second Life and Metaplace. The event was announced by CBS News and organized as an official White House event by the U.S. State Department.

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Total Bliss Virtual Garden Party in Second Life

Community, events, Press Releases, Second Life, Virtual Worlds on May 9th, 2009 No Comments

Total Bliss, one of Second Life’s oldest established landscaping companies, will relaunch this weekend, showcasing their furniture, gifts, textures, and landscaping branches.

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Playboy May Develop Its Own Virtual World

Branding, Business, Community, Education, NESIM, News Announcements, Second Life, Virtual Worlds on May 7th, 2008 No Comments

Playboy’s Q1 2008 earnings conference call, Playboy Enterprises chairman and CEO Christie Hefner (the daughter of Hugh Hefner) discussed the company’s future plans and in doing so hinted that Playboy may be developing its own virtual world in the future.

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Second Life and the Public Good Community Challenge

Community, News Announcements, Second Life, Virtual Worlds on May 6th, 2008 No Comments

The USC Network Culture Project held an opening session where Cory Ondrejka, former CTO of Linden Lab and current fellow at USC, announced the Second Life and the Public Good Community Challenge. The purpose of the challenge is to build or create something in Second Life that would enhance, develop, or sustain the public good.

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