New features turn AOL's Instant Messenger client into a social networking hub.
The Social Web
From Facebook to MySpace, YouTube to Second Life, social software is reshaping the world we live in. Steve O'Hear provides daily news and analysis of the emerging social web.
Lawlessness threatens Second Life, as the CopyBot saga continues.
Multiply, and Vox, are two social networks that offer users powerful privacy controls, so that they get to choose exactly who is able to access their content.
Microsoft's so-called 'iPod killer', launches Tuesday
Virtual world expert, Bruce Damer, faces the critics but warns of 3D fatigue.
A new hosted service from Curverider enables anybody to create their own social networking site.
I know it's only social software but I like it, like it, yes, I do.
Another 'long tail' music store launches.
The popular reality TV show "Big Brother" plans to expand into virtual reality with a new edition in the online world of Second Life.
Reuters has opened an online news center dedicated to covering the virtual world.