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Avatar social networking
Social networking is being joined by virtual reality characters. Computer games like World of Warcraft now allow your virtual avatar to connect with other avatars from other games via social networks with the potential to connect with people in the future.
Why it matters
The line between the real and virtual self is becoming blurred. As avatar audiences online grow, will brands need to adapt their target market, marketing to a virtual reality audience?
The Marigny theatre has set an innovative media operation in Paris. To promote the new play Miam Miam (i.e. Yummy), it has placed removable food plates on the advertising billboards. Those who pick them up and present them to the theatre desk can get a 15% discount on their tickets.
JAM brings the legendary sound quality of Apogee to iPad, iPhone and Mac. Now guitarists can have a pocket-sized, plug in and play interface at an unprecedented price. They can experience ultimate tone with the guitar amps and effects in Apple’s GarageBand software or other compatible applications.