Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Barbie girls in beta

Mattel’s Barbie Girls World will be launched later this month. You can imagine the idea – fun, friends, fashion and it’s safe too. You’ll be able to design your own online avatar choosing hairstyles and accessories, and then decorate your very own room! Friends, of course, will drop by and chat, you can then visit the mall for more fashion and hair accessories and maybe buy a pet, and pet accessories. Here’s the link. Meanwhile, following yesterday’s post (and my own random ramblings), others are busy exploring the educational potential of virtual worlds. Whilst film director Paul Verhoeven has other ideas – he’s holding auditions in Second Life…

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