Europe takes lead in Second Life [Reuters]

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“Europeans make up the largest block of Second Life residents with more than 54 percent of active users in January ahead of North America’s 34.5 percent, according to new Linden Lab data,” as reported on Reuters/Second Life.

“U.S. residents made up only 31.2 percent of active Second Life users in the month. France has the second-highest number of users after the virtual world became a battleground for the country’s presidential election.

Although French residents had long been a part of Second Life, thousands more joined Second Life in January as demonstrators picketed the virtual offices of Jean Marie Le Pen’s far-right National Front party. Socialist candidate Ségolène Royal also established a Second Life presence.”

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  1. […] [Reuters] Dai dati del Linden Lab, si riscontra una grande accoglienza in Europa di Second Life, in cui gli utenti attivi del mese di Gennaio sembrano raggiungere il 54% del totale, ben il 20% in più dei “residenti nordamericani”. Dopo gli Usa è lo stato della Francia ad avere il più alto numero di utenti: sopratutto da quando il mondo virtuale è divenuto terreno fertile per le elezioni presidenziali. […]