Archive for May, 2008

Second Life News: Congressman Mark Kirk v. Second Life

May 14th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

By Eric Gregory On Tuesday May 6, Rep. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) held a press conference in Chicago to denounce institutionally-sponsored access to virtual worlds and social networking sites like Second Life.

SLENTRE.COM Traffic Report – Weekly Top 10 Second Life Locations: Passion Island Makes A Splash

May 11th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life Traffic Report, SL Entrepreneur Magazine

Compiled by Avarie Parker This week the top spots held steady with a few new parcels gaining popularity. The big surprise is newcomer, Passion Island. Although the name is promising, the month old sim doesn’t live up to the hype. Very much like web domain name trading, SL island names can have a huge impact […]

SLentrepreneur Magazine Experiences Best Month of it’s Second Life

May 7th, 2008  |  by  |  published in SLENTRE.COM Updates

Second Life News: The Sims Online Players May Choose Second Life

May 7th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

By Sigmund Leominster, News Editor On April 29th, players of the The Sims Online (TSO) discovered that their virtual world was about to come to an end. In an official posting on their blog, owners Electronic Arts (EA) announced that “It is with mixed emotions that today we are announcing the EA Land experiment will […]

Second Life Traffic Report : SL500 Top Destinations in Second Life – April Edition

May 1st, 2008  |  by  |  published in SLENTRE.COM Updates

The SL500 has just been updated with monthly data from April.  You can download the report HERE.  The number of overall visits was down by almost 10 million, from 27,146,121 in March, to only 17,277,012 in April; quite a large drop.  As usual, the top 10 is dominated by parcels that incorporate camping. However, this […]

Second Life News: Linden Labs Considering Changing Popularity Stats

May 1st, 2008  |  by  |  published in Second Life News

By Avarie Parker According to a recent post from Reuters entitled ‘New SL site rankings may signal end to camping’, Linden Labs executive, Jeska Dzwigalski, has acknowledged that the current ranking system is ineffective. “It is clear that the current Traffic system is not an effective means of determining the success or popularity of a […]