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Google To Build Second Life Metaverse On Google Earth In China?
Over the past week, there were many rumors that Google is pondering building out a Second Life like application. Michael Eisenberg’s Google Earth as a Virtual World kicked it off, stating, that heard a rumor “through the PhD grapevine” that Google is working on such an application. Techcrunch quickly picked up on this rumor, summarizing it, expanding that Google Earth will be the virtual land in which the community will live in. GigaOM suggests that this virtual Google Earth will be developed in China and Google Blogoscoped suggests that Google’s Niniane Wang is the lead for this project.