26 June 2015
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News: Plurk lists Second Life as a country!
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Social network, Plurk, lists Second Life as a country – providing hundreds of second life (and World of Warcraft) users an easier way to locate one another.

This is a first for social networks. Plurk is a real life network as opposed to an avatar network and – as far as I’m aware – it’s the first to list a virtual world as a country.

Considering that many people appear on the web as avatars of one form or another, this seems like a logical progression for social networks (for instance there are a lot of people from Second Life, World of Warcraft, THERE and other online environments participating on social networks as their avatar in order to keep up with their selected communities… so why not allow them to list themselves as such somewhere in their profile?).

I am one person in multiple environments and consider myself a global citizen, an Australian and a Second Lifer. I use my Moggs accounts primarily for Second Life purposes and have separate accounts for work and personal so listing my location as Second Life rather than Australia is, perhaps, more meaningful in this context.

Second Life and Wow – Countries on Plurk Flickr group

Related and semi-related blog posts
Second Life – a country in Plurkistan by Vint Falken
We are real by ArminasX Saiman
Plurk bringing the SL community together by Nika Dreamscape
What’s Hot from BOSL (Best of Second Life blog)
Residents get Plurked! by Hamlet/Wagner James Au of New World Notes
Plurk gets added as a country in Second Life by Botgirl Questi
Plurk – sign up or read timelines (there were a lot of threads dedicated to the fact that Second Life was listed as a country today).
Original request to the Plurk team – you can say thanks to plurk if you want to 🙂

See also other second life plurk links
What the Plurk podcast – a podcast about Second Life plurkers – a podcast about Second Life plurkers (and companion blog)
SL Plurkers group on flickr
Plurkistan Bookclub – a bookclub for SL Plurkers
SL Plurkers on facebook/weblin info
SL Plurkers on SL Bloggers
SL Plurkites on Avatars Reunited

[ My plurk timeline | wanna join? ]

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