Microsoft’s Second Second Life Presence

Millions of Us, a virtual worlds/social media agency, recently launched Microsoft Virtual Studio in Second Life. They’re also touting the success of the adjacent Microsoft property Coders’ Cove island.

The community-building effort challenged coders to find hidden “eggs” and solve puzzles in order to win access to a mysterious blimp hovering above the area. Winners were accorded 900 square meters of virtual land (their lease is up in November, though).

Which reminds me — this coming Monday, May 21, ClickZ is sponsoring the first-ever conference wholly devoted to Advertising in Social Media. We’re going to be discussing projects in Second Life, social networks, syndication, and much, much more.

Check out the agenda, and if you’re in New York, please make every effort to join us. We have an amazing line-up of speakers and one very cool, topical topic.

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