25 March 2007

Second Life

Second Life is like a virtual 3d world created by Linden Lab, a downloadable client program enables its users, called "Residents", to interact with each other through motional avatars.

Residents can explore, meet other Residents, socialize, participate in individual and group activities, and more other things that you can do at the real life.Actually Second life has more than 4.500.000 of "Residents".

History of Second life:

Second Life was founded by former RealNetworks CTO Philip Rosedale through Linden Lab. The initial alpha test version, named LindenWorld, was made available in 2002 to Residents with content creation experience, and the beta version was made publicly available in 2003.

Number of "Residents":

October 18, 2006 — 1 million registered accounts.
December 14, 2006 — 2 million registered accounts.

December 29, 2006 — First occurrence of 20,000 concurrent Residents.

January 28, 2007 — 3 million registered accounts.

February 1, 2007
— First occurrence of 30,000 concurrent Residents.
February 24, 2007 — 4 million registered accounts.


In second life you can create a free account, but if you want to buy a house you must create a pay account.