And now its about to change in a big way, at least in terms of who owns it, as yesterday Linden Lab announced that its been acquired. “Linden Research, Inc. announced today it signed an agreement to be acquired by an investment group led by Randy Waterfield and Brad Oberwager.
What company owns Second Life?
Linden Lab Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Second Life is an online virtual world, developed and owned by the San Francisco-based firm Linden Lab and launched on June 23, 2003.
What is Linden Labs worth?
$700 million, it goes without saying, is an extremely high valuation.
Can you make real money in Second Life?
Residents of Second Life can make clothing and build other virtual objects, buying and selling products using Linden dollars. And the Linden dollars arent mere Monopoly money: they can be traded for U.S. dollars on an exchange called the Lindex, at a rate of about US$1 to L$270.
Do people still play Second Life?
Second Life is the scrappy frontier of online games, a New York Times article heralded in 2004. Yet Second Life still has at least 600,000 active users. To find out what has kept more than a half-million people dedicated to a 14-year-old world of polygons, The Globe and Mail spoke with Wagner James Au.
Can I delete my Second Life account?
Canceling an account If you do decide to cancel your account: Log in to the Second Life website with your Second Life username and password. Go to the Cancel Account page. Click the Cancel Account button at the bottom of the page.
How do I cash out lindens in Second Life?
Simple summary:Open a PayPal or Skrill account.Use the procedure on the PayPal or Skrill website to verify your account. Transfer some money from your bank to your PayPal or Skrill account.Buy some $L. Sell your $L on the LindEx.More items •7 Mar 2011