Rockin' with the avatars: 'live' music and the virtual spaces of Second Life

Beverly Geesin, Dave Beer

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It would seem that social networking sites such as MySpace, Facebook, and Bebo are radically reworking a range of social relations through the development of vast and complex online communities. These user-generated networks enable online" friends" to meet up and interact through flexible profile-based sites incorporating personal information, photographs, thoughtjournals, music uploads, status reports, and so on. One of the most radical and widely referenced (in the popular press) of these social networking sites is the 3-D virtual world of Second Life
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLiving Virtually: Researching New Worlds
EditorsDon Helder
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherPeter Lang
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781433101304, 9781433102417
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Publication series

NameDigital Formations
PublisherPeter Lang
ISSN (Print)1526-3169

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