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corporate/commercial involvement. Be prepared to discuss your experience—both positive and
7. I nvestigate some of the many virtual worlds targeted at children, including Webkinz , Club
Penguin, and Whyville. What are the revenue models for these efforts? How do these sites ensure they are safe for children? Assume the role of a parent—what are the pros and cons of
these sites? Which (if any) would you allow your children to participate in? Why? Would you
invest in any of these efforts or advise corporations to enter the kid‐focused virtual world space?
Why or why not?
8. I f you don’t already own it, download iTunes for free, go to the iTunes music store, and explore
the free podcast section. Alternatively, find podcasts from another service. Which podcasts seem
to be the most popular? Why? Do you use podcasts or other rich media? Why or why not?
9. Visit YouTube. I dentify examples of corporations using the service. I dentify examples of
customer use. Be prepared to discuss your findings wi...
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- Winter '14
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