Bambi Francisco writes:
What’s next? Hiring virtual nannies to baby sit virtual children, sitting on virtual couches to speak to virtual therapists, or perhaps it’s coveting a virtual neighbor’s swanky new digs?
As more people spend time on the Web, increasingly they’re porting their offline habits onto the Net. The social networking spaces are the biggest examples of this.
Many of my readers know that I refer to MySpace spaces as dorm rooms because they are the virtual equivalent of that one-room environment that reveals in a snapshot, who you are and what you like. In my day, posters of bands were plastered on the physical dorm room walls. Today, those virtual posters sing on demand in our virtual rooms.