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When Protests go Virtual: How Organizing Social Protest in Virtual Worlds Changes the Nature of Organizing.
(Sustainable IT Collaboration Around the Globe. 16th Americas Conference on Information Systems, AMCIS, 2010)
In this paper, we introduce a case study of social protest that has occurred in the virtual world Second Life. This case is a labor strike that occurred against IBM by Italian employees and a large European labor union. ...
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Issues in Virtual Worlds
(Association for Computing Machinery, 2007)
In virtual worlds, users interact with each other by creating virtual identities through avatars. As the avatar creation process is constrained by the assumptions of designers who develop the avatar creation tools, some ...
And the ringleaders were banned: an examination of protest in virtual worlds.
(Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Communities and Technologies, C&T 2009, 2009)
Protest has made the jump between the offline and the online spaces and is frequently used in most virtual worlds available today. Despite the frequency of these protest actions in virtual worlds, and their similarities ...