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Webkare: a new web 2.0 application

Last week a new sort of web 2.0 application was launched in Japan. Web-Kare (Web-Boyfriend) is a social networking site for Japanese girls, which allows the girls to date a virtual boyfriend. There are four cartoon boys to choose from, and by interacting and flirting with these virtual boys, a relationship with one of them can be created. According to TechCrunch the site ‘..is a huge hit over here [Japan]..’, maybe a bit exaggerated, since those ten thousand members are part of a country where 130 million people live. Nonetheless, the concept is very interesting. Continue reading

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