Do you want a voki? Do you need a voki? Do you know what a voki is? According to the people at voki:
Voki enables users to express themselves on the web in their own voice using a talking character. You can customize your Voki to look like you or take on the identity of lots of other types of characters… animals, monsters, anime etc. Your Voki can speak with your own voice which is added via microphone, upload, or phone. Voki lives on your blog, social network profile and will soon be integrated in various instant messaging platforms. You will also be able to download it to most video supported phones.
Well I thought I wanted & needed a voki so I made one.
It only took a few minutes. You can see it in the top of the left hand column on my videoconference blog (the place I can try all these things out).
It looks like this (NB: I don’t look like this):
If you want to see some fun stuff about voki – go to their blog.