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Thoughts from the cyberverse

Thoughts From the Cyberverse: Yogventures

Thoughts From the Cyberverse: Yogventures

Wow, we have not done one of these for a very long time, but something happened that makes me think that we need to talk about it. We like crowdfunding here at The Torch EG, we actively seek, admire and showcase projects that we think are worth your money. I am not going to into […]

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Thoughts from the Cyberverse: Shocking Sharing

Thoughts from the Cyberverse: Shocking Sharing

They say sharing is caring, but do you care about what you share? Today we will talk about sharing things on social media, most notably on Facebook. I choose Facebook as the main target for this due to the higher exposure of images and other sensitive material and the ease of finding out other things […]

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Thoughts from the Cyberverse: Altcoins, the alternative BitCoins

Thoughts from the Cyberverse: Altcoins, the alternative BitCoins

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that even BitCoins have novelty currencies, just like the celebratory silver coins or gold coins that most other currencies have. It is hard to do that with a digital currency, though, so instead several sites have decided to make their sites and “miners” into the novelty. Their entire service […]

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Thoughts From The Cyberverse: In-App purchases in games for kids

Thoughts From The Cyberverse: In-App purchases in games for kids

Throughout the entire time Internet has been around, companies have tried to capitalize on kids. Even before that, there were a lot of companies that offered paid services to kids, such as the 90’s phone hotlines with everything from Action Man/GI Joe to bunnies or sock puppets.  All of these services are readily available for […]

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Thoughts from the Cyberverse: Jumping on the bandwagon

Thoughts from the Cyberverse: Jumping on the bandwagon

So… social media and nifty things you can do with it… I saw a friend of mine, who is an artist, starting to publishing his own cartoon series on Facebook. He had a fairly good depiction of himself in different weird or everyday situations, basically like a status update, but in image format. I thought […]

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Thoughts from the Cyberverse: What’s up with the SL TOS?

Thoughts from the Cyberverse: What’s up with the SL TOS?

Linden Lab changed the Terms Of Service (TOS) for Second Life in mid-August, 2013.  At first nobody reacted, as it looked like the regular things were there.  But recently there has been a controversial storm surrounding the changes. Some call it “the big content grab” because they have added a clause stating that Linden Lab […]

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Linden Lab Introduces Facebook SLShare.

Linden Lab Introduces Facebook SLShare.

Second Life creators Linden Lab have announced a new feature available to SL Residents. Second Life Share also known as SLShare gives you the ability to share pictures, locations and updates via Facebook without having to leave the virtual world. According to Linden Lab’s Post on the Community blog: “SLShare is a new, 100% opt-in […]

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