Top 50 Most Popular Second Life Sims May 2011 Suggest SL Largely Used as an IMVU-Like 3D Chatroom
Courtesy Louis Platini's Metaverse Business, a Second Life analytics company that gathers publicly accessible in-world data for its clients, below is the top 50 most popular sims in Second Life for May. As with last month and every other month that I've reported such numbers, the Top 50 is overwhelmingly dominated by sexy, flirty, social spaces where the avatars mostly stand around chatting. (If they're not having virtual sex.) In other words, to a significant portion of Second Life users, Second Life mostly resembles a larger version of IMVU.
Anyway, here's the top 50, listed according their average visitor count, the unique visitor range at any given period, and the sim's rank the previous month:
I tried to visit and take a screenshot of the top sim, Village of Serenity, a clothing-optional beach hangout, but failed after several attempts, due to lag, crashing, existential dispair. However, 2nd place goes to Sexy Islands (more of the same) which is pictured above. If you want Serenity now, click here to teleport.
Ranks 26-50 after the break. Tragically, after consistently ranking in the top 50 for the last six months or so, Bukkake Bliss failed to place in May: