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Stats show Myspace and Bebo social networks struggling
We all know by now that Facebook has really trounced the competition in the social networking stakes, but lets spare a thought for those floundering in its wake. New statisitcs published by HitWise have shown that both Bebo and Myspace…
Club Penguin Times is more widely read than many real-world papers
Club Penguin Times, the weekly online newspaper from Club Penguin – Disney’s virtual world – is apparently read by about 6.7 million people. Think about that for a minute. A paper covering a fictitious world full of penguins has more than double the readers than the Sun, the Daily Mail, the Independent, the Telegraph, The Times, the Guardian – any of the UK newspapers…
Virtual Worlds Week: Top 10 alternatives to Second Life
You’d be forgiven for thinking Second Life is the only virtual world in town, from the acres of press hype in the last year. And there’s no doubt that Linden Lab’s world has deserved many of the plaudits (and fat marketing expenditure) coming its way, having been arguably the first non-gaming virtual world to excite mainstream attention.
But it’s not alone. Industry body Virtual Worlds Management recently estimated that 35 virtual worlds companies had trousered over a billion dollars of investment in the last year (although that research has since been questioned, with some of those companies not actually being involved in virtual worlds, and $700 million of the figure coming from one acquisition).