Premium subscriptions and a virtual currency have propelled the onetime avatar-creation company toward that elusive Web 2.0 goal of actually making money.
Meez and Photobucket have come together to offer 3-D photo avatars. But do you need one?
Have you ever wanted to dance, surf, and wear funky get-ups online? Meez may be for you. CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari takes a look at the new online avatar-building site and discovers the benefits of having a two-dimensional, digital persona. Meez enables users to construct an avatar and export it to their favorite HTML-formatted site.
China's Web usage has grown significantly over the past year and now 298 million Chinese citizens are online.
Turn your head into an animated avatar with Gizmoz.
The company is still in a phase of experimentation when it comes to payments and transactions on the social network's platform, Sheryl Sandberg says at the Web 2.0 Summit event.
Escape the real world with these social networks that feature expansive 3-D environments.
Photobucket is a photo-sharing and hosting site.
Young mobile social networks on display include tools to phonecast, engage in location-based tagging, and win online contests.
Two rival companies, Boku and Zong, want to replace your credit card number with your cell phone number. Here's how it might pan out.