Virtual Worlds for teens

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My So-Called Virtual Life: as teens experiment with identity in virtual reality environments, marketers are rushing to meet them. Here are some things they should keep in mind." by Anastasia Goodstein, BusinessWeek, Dec. 2006

Libraries in Virtual Worlds with teens

Eye4You Alliance Island the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County and Alliance Library System
Topeka Shawnee County Public Library
-Presentation December 5, 2006: Teaching & Learning in Massively Multiplayer Virtual Worlds: Second Life Adventures in Learning

List of Virtual Worlds

Cyworld
'A new way to connect with the people in your world. Design a 'Minihome' A place to tell stories and bring your dreams to life'
Entropia Universe
'The first virtual universe with a real cash economy'
Meez
'Expressing yourself online and having fun doing it'
Neopets
'the greatest Virtual Pet Site on the Internet'
Synthravels
Virtual travel agency
There
'an everyday hangout where you can have fun with your friends and meet new ones'
Virtual Worlds Review
Snapshot of virtual worlds
Whyville
'where 1.7 million registered "citizens" come from all over to learn, create, and have fun together.'

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