The SLENTRE.COM SL500 May Edition Download Available

June 11th, 2008  |  Published in Second Life Traffic Report


SLentrepreneur Magazine subscribers can now download the latest report here The number of visits in May increased after a serious drop in April. It looks like Linden may be considering changing the way they rank SL location popularity, which may put an end to techniques like camping, which artificially inflate these numbers. You can read more about this in the following post :

Any proposed changes involving camping and bots that would curtail artificial population data would constitute a move toward obtaining more accurate visitor data. Some fear that this would deflate the somewhat skewed visitor stats and leave SL residents broke. The majority of parcels in the top 50 are locations that advocate camping and that take advantage of bot technology to boost their rankings. If you are looking for a more accurate picture of where residents really spend their time, check out the Weekly Traffic Report – SL’ s Top 10 Locations . This report offers a look at sims that do not allow any camping and which are truly attracting large Second Life crowds.

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