Summer’s top virtual communities

Truelie Telling in Kitely. (Image courtesy Freda Frostbite via Google Plus.)

Truelie Telling in Kitely. (Image courtesy Freda Frostbite via Google Plus.)

Google Plus continues to be the social media destination of choice for OpenSim users, due its usability, sharing features, and support for identities based on avatar names.

I currently track 175 virtual communities that have some relation to OpenSim, and just collected the members counts of each group. See the full list of metaverse communities here.

Of course, you don’t have to be a member to view the posts in the public communities, so the amount of interest in, say, The Adult Metaverse community, may be under counted.

This month for the time time I started tracking collections as well, which are a new feature in Google Plus.

Top 15 communities

Communities that have gained the most members since March

Major communities with the largest growth rates

New on our list this month

New collections

Are there any communities or collections I’m missing? Let me know in the comments below, or email me at [email protected].

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Maria Korolov

Maria Korolov is editor and publisher of Hypergrid Business. She has been a journalist for more than twenty years and has worked for the Chicago Tribune, Reuters, and Computerworld and has reported from over a dozen countries, including Russia and China. Follow me on Twitter @MariaKorolov.

2 Responses

  1.' Carlos Loff says:

    Damm it, you use to do 20 at least, or more, now only 15, if it is to reduce do biggest 10 – almost there (383), arghhhhh

  2.' Minethereé says:

    good ones, I recommend especially the “opensim free” one, it’s a good idea-)

    But I suppose we are in the “lull that follows the summer lull which only incidentally occurs when those summer lull people are supposed to be back unlulling” (yes, that is the full lull title in quotes)