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Hanging out at the Virtual Goods Summit tomorrow…

Click to learn more about the Virtual Goods Summit 2007

Other than the crowd of games people, you’d be surprised by what Web 2.0 folks are speaking:

  • Gaia Online, which started out as a bunch of online forums
  • HotOrNot, which has virtual goods in the form of roses that you can give
  • RockYou, a recent high-flying widget company
  • Kongregate, a self-described "YouTube for games"
  • Dogster, a pets social-networking site with virtual gifts
  • LiveJournal, which has "v-gifts" that users can give each other

And of course, check out the list of attendees for a colorful bunch.

Autodesk? Motorola? eBay? And a whole ton of VCs?

You can definitely tell this space is heating up :) Perhaps people will start looking at this as a serious alternative or compliment to the ad-centric model that exists today.

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