“Currency Connect” to launch in early 2010

Currency Connect, a “cross property virtual currency exchange” will be rolled out in the first quarter of 2010 by IMVU and MyYearbook. Articles and analysis from:

CNET

“This opens up an opportunity for other sites with large user bases such as Google and Yahoo to offer a currency program. If users are already joining multiple social-networking sites, there is no doubt that they are also using search engines and instant messaging.”

VentureBeat

“The deal is significant because it is a step toward a universal virtual currency, which could have profound implications for the economies of games and virtual worlds, creating the ability for fluid movement between different sites.”

VirtualWorldsNews

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