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Second chance for second life: Virtual business worlds
Why it matters
Although the mainstream, consumer hype over Second Life has tempered for brands, such virtual worlds are increasing in business importance. By removing the distance barriers, Second Life allows instant communication in a totally controllable environment. Will this mean that bricks-and-mortar conferences will be a thing of the past?
Videodeals allows businesses to upload videos and tag the items that appear in them. This allows them to sell products based on more complete information rather than just an image and copy. The platform is currently available in beta version, but the full launch is expected shortly.
Fliplife is an online game where users virtually take up a profession in various companies. They will be confronted to situations where they will be asked to solve real business and technical challenges. Daimler recently established itself as the first brand in the game to propose real tasks.