Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Facebook integration Coming to the Official SL Viewer

Daniel Voyager reported last week that looking at the Second Life Wiki about Linden Lab's upcoming 3.6.6 viewer, it will have Facebook integration built in. The feature is called "Second Life Share."

The Post to Facebook window is part of the Second Life Share feature, which allows you to post to Facebook from Second Life. Second Life Share is an opt-in feature that requires your permission before sharing any information with Facebook.

A number of Second Life users post pictures of their activities on Facebook. Facebook is a little less than happy about some Second Life users using their SL names as their profile names, in addition to some residents refusing to use the service to due being concerned about the social network's privacy policy and other reasons. So the relationship between residents and Facebook is occasionally a bit strained. But with so many Second Life users using Facebook, an example of this being the official Second Life Page having 321,075 "Likes" at the time of the writing of this article, it's a feature that promises to get much use.

Hamlet Au remarked this kind of feature should have been installed much earlier, "six years ago was actually the time to do this, but better late than (never)."

Source: Daniel Voyager's Blog

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