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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?
The French telecommunication operator SFR has launched a new service targeted at its business clients. It offers to answer their questions by video on the website, within 48 hours. The video actors are those in the TV ads.
“Dímelo” (tell me) is a new corporate radio station for travel agencies in Spain. It airs daily, broadcasting national and international music online and adapting to each travel agency’s timetable and range of destinations. It also airs spots containing advice and tourist information.