Inside sex working at Second Life’s most expensive club

Virtual brothels. Real money.

On Jun 22, 2020 by Matt Silverman

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A legal dispute is going to kill all the bunnies in Second Life

A legal dispute could kill a whole population of cute virtual pets.

On May 19, 2017 by Jay Hathaway

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Before ISIS recruited on Twitter, the U.S. worried about jihadists on Myspace

Liden dollars funding terrorism.

On Jul 16, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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What the Internet can learn about sexism from India’s women gamers

Swimming through a sea of hate just comes with the territory.

On Jul 10, 2015 by Neha Mathews

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Second Life ‘griefer’ makes this old man hilariously angry

"Daniel, what is wrong with you?"

On Nov 11, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Second Life announces plans to relaunch with Oculus Rift support

The news has come as a surprise to loyal Second Life users.

On Jun 25, 2014 by Ned Donovan

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EMA stares into the Internet void

Erika M. Anderson discusses her new album and the space between Second Life and IRL. 

On Apr 15, 2014 by Audra Schroeder

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Behind Gor, a ‘slave master’ subculture of sexual deviance

John Thompson's epic Gor series has inspired an alternative, coded lifestyle with a heirarchy dominated by strong males. 

On Mar 31, 2014 by Jeremy Wilson

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In search of God online

With communities catering to everyone from Catholics to Buddhists, virtual churches are thriving online.  

On Mar 25, 2014 by Rob Price

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NSA agents were assigned to infiltrate ‘World of Warcraft’

No, it's not a joke: The NSA has spies inside World of Warcraft.

On Dec 9, 2013 by Kevin Collier

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Cat statues and sex islands: My Thanksgiving in Second Life

An adventure through the desolate, Turkey-free sex clubs and honkeytonks of the Internet's biggest virtual world.

On Nov 27, 2013 by Brendan O'Connor

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Dot Dot Dot: Can a real civilization emerge from the ephemera of the Internet?

Small businesses, a currency, bank robbers, artists, a (literally) shared religion: Is this the start of a truly online civilization? 

On May 17, 2012 by Nicholas White

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Is your Second Life far from over?

Surprising growth shows 3D virtual world Second Life is still a viable and healthy community.

On Aug 7, 2011 by Lauren Rae Orsini