Second Life not popular in Belgium

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15 June 2007, BRUSSELS - Second Life, the 3D world created by its virtual inhabitants, is not very successful among the Belgians. This emerged from figures for the month of May from Linden Labs, the company that designed Second Life. Second Life celebrates its fourth birthday on 23 June.

15 June 2007

BRUSSELS - Second Life, the 3D world created by its virtual inhabitants, is not very successful among the Belgians. This emerged from figures for the month of May from Linden Labs, the company that designed Second Life. Second Life celebrates its fourth birthday on 23 June.

Only 6,330 Belgians had an active "avatar" on Second Life during May. To remains active a player must log in for at least one hour each month. Belgians did spend more than 220,000 hours in the virtual world.

Second Life has more than 7.2 million inhabitants, though only a half million actually spend much time in the virtual world. Inhabitants from around the world spent 18 million hours in Second Life during May.

Most of those who take part in Second Life are between the ages of 25 and 34. The age bracket of 35 to 44-year-olds came in second place in terms of numbers of hours played. More than 57 percent of Second Life participants are men.

[Copyright Expatica News 2007]

Subject: Belgian news

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