I’m not actually sure if this is a problem with the research or the reporting.

Basically, what it boils down to is that it is possible to tell if the person who is using an avatar account is the person who usually uses that avatar account by checking to see if they behave differently to how they usually do.

Well, thank-you Captain Obvious.

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The idea that avatars are anonymous is rather specious, I believe. Instead, they are pseudonymous.

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Push-up bras, eye-liner, girdles, control-top pantyhose, heels, eyebrow-pencil, lipstick, blush, concealer, foundation, eye-shadow, nail-varnish, gel, false-eyelashes and false-nails.

When polled about what they most look for in a partner, most people say “honesty.”

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Oct 7 2009

I am not an avatar. I never have been.

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