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Functions and manifestations of avatars

Functions and manifestations of avatars

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... one that operates on a more 'neutral' website, such as www.epionions.com, a website dedicated to assisting consumers make informed buying decisions may represent an opinion leader. As Figure 1 shows, avatars can be classified along four dimensions: ...
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... explore these issues a two-part study was conducted. Rather than attempting to address all the functions and manifestation of avatars as presented in Figure 1, this study explored the use of avatars as a direct source of communication. The avatars were real and idealistic images in real/photographic and character form and all were motionless. ...

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