Second Life

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    Second Life is 3D virtual world filled entirely by the creations of its users. The virtual world can be accessed freely via Linden Lab's own client programs or via alternative third-party viewers. Second Life users create virtual representations of themselves, called avatars, and are able to interact with places, objects and other avatars. They can explore the world (known as the grid), meet other residents, socialize, participate in both individual and group activities, build, create, shop and trade virtual property and services with one another.

    TypePrivate
    Founded2003
    HQSan Francisco, US
    Websitesecondlife.com

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    Employees (est.) (May 2020)168

    Second Life Office Locations

    Second Life has offices in San Francisco and Sydney
    San Francisco, US (HQ)
    945 Battery St, San Francisco
    Sydney, AU
    Level 6 17 Castlereagh St
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    Second Life Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    2003

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    Second Life Online and Social Media Presence

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    Second Life News and Updates

    Second Life Musicians Lend a 'Helping Hand' to Fight Coronavirus

    Virtual World's Top Performers Pool Their Talents to Raise Money for COVID-19 Relief

    Linden Lab sells off Sansar ‘streamline its focus’ on Second Life

    Linden Lab has announced that it's sold Sansar to San Francisco-based tech company, Wookey Project Corp., which has assumed all operations.

    Historic Ocean Liner May Get Second Life as Hotel, or an Airbnb

    Historic Ocean Liner May Get Second Life as Hotel, or an Airbnb

    SARS-Like Virus Claims Second Life in China as Pneumonia Outbreak Widens

    SARS-Like Virus Claims Second Life in China as Pneumonia Outbreak Widens

    Visiongain Report Offers Transformative Insights on the $367.2m Second Life Electric Vehicle Battery Market

    LONDON, Sept. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Forecasts & Analysis by Application (Solar Power, Industrial Plants, Power Grid, Other), by Source (Electric Cars, Electric Buses, Light Commercial Electric Vehicles), by Region Plus Analysis of Leading Companies Recycling & Extending Lithium-Ion...

    Second Life Is Plagued by Security Flaws, Ex-Employee Says

    A former infosec director at Linden Lab alleges the company mishandled user data and turned a blind eye to simulated sex acts involving children.
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    Second Life Blogs

    Isabelle Cheren : Sim Tour - Namaste - Second Life

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    Rebecca Court : So, what is Second Life?

    "Yes, of course it is something magical and mystical and very techie underneath the pixels. But my rumination is more philosophical. Ok, please stay with me... What is Second Life (to you and me?)....And why do people join?" Read more on the blog.

    The Good Gorean : News Recap: Second Life® Unveils New Logo and a New Project; New Land in High Demand

    "COVID-19 forced many of us to embrace a different lifestyle. In the age of social distancing, the internet has become the new way to socialize with friends and family, and find new ways to keep us busy and sane. There are no exact numbers of how many new users are signing up for Second Life®, but t…

    Alyss Whitewood : A Journey Through Mental Illness

    "I know that I disappeared for awhile with out explanation, during the holidays I often have difficulty with my mental health and I end up having to scale back things in my life in order to keep from completely falling apart. Follow that up with a global pandemic and… well… my mental health break en…

    Virtuality : Scammers in Second Life

    "For some days, some scammers have been robbing unsuspecting Second Life users by pretending to be famous creators. Scammers often go to places where there are highly visited events or situations and give avatars present objects with a captivating title such as “Catwa Bento Head GIFT” and “Lelutka B…

    Daniel Voyager : First SL17B Map Regions Preview

    "The SL17B regions have recently arrived on the grid ahead of next months Second Life 17th birthday celebrations in Second Life. It’s predicted that the lab will announce a new Linden Home theme just like last year." Read more on the blog.
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    Second Life Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Second Life founded?

      Second Life was founded in 2003.

    • How many employees does Second Life have?

      Second Life has 168 employees.

    • Who are Second Life competitors?

      Competitors of Second Life include Pixel Ripped, nDreams and Starbreeze.

    • Where is Second Life headquarters?

      Second Life headquarters is located at 945 Battery St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

    • Where are Second Life offices?

      Second Life has offices in San Francisco and Sydney.

    • How many offices does Second Life have?

      Second Life has 2 offices.