Media playback is unsupported on your device

Whatever happened to Second Life?

21 June 2013 Last updated at 17:39 BST

Ten years ago, a social media website was launched which some corporations thought would change the face of business forever.

It was called Second Life - a virtual world where users could live, meet, go shopping or make music and art.

Multi-nationals like IBM rushed to be part of it and countries even opened embassies there.

But what has become of Second Life?

Jeremy Howell reports.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.