This one fits pretty well. And yes, Glynsky, this time it’s the lyrics, that matter, and the graphics.
A few years ago, Second Life was the big hype.
Everyone “had to be there”, companies rushed to open a presence, expecting “virtual brand building” and making money there. And then?
It did get very quiet, didn’t it?
The last article I saw mentioned some 60,000 more or less active members. Does that sound right, Pete?
That’s small in comparison to the whole internet, but still the equivalent of the population of a city.
Commercial, proprietary platforms have been coming and going. From commercial bulletin board services, to the once free, now commercial usenet, Prodigy, CompuServe, AOL, myspace, countless dating platforms, it is a long list.
Side note, you will find tons of music there too.
In “meat space” as a rule of thumb every human being is able to maintain contact with around 200 people, give and take a few.
Soon we will know, how many “friends” can a person maintain on facebook? How many tweets can you follow?