Safer Internet Day 2011

Safer internet day this year is on 8th February. This years theme is it isn’t a game it is your life.

Insafe publish some interesting facts on their website:

  • Gamers spend on average 8 hours weekly playng online.
  • Young people sleep 2 to 3 hours less per night than 10 years ago.
  • In January 2010, 18 million accounts were registered on Second Life.
  • 13 million players of World of Warcraft (WoW), the world’s largest MMORPG. (Massive multiplayer online role-playing game)
  • MMORPGs generated $1.5 billion in subscription revenues worldwide in 2008, forecast to reach $2.5 billion by 2012.
  • Up to 250,000 players are simultaneously online on WoW.
  • Transactions and sales of virtual goods in virtual worlds were estimated at $18 billion in 2009.

Have you ever heard of an MMORPG?

Maybe you should have

Here is how you can find out more.