An escort in second life is a person who provides personal pornography for linden dollars or other forms of payment.
In general escorts are categorized by the type of services they provide.
- Cyber escorts do animations and text through chat or IM.
- Vox or voice escorts provide voice either through an external program such as Skype, or through second life voice.
- Webcam or "cam" escorts provide visual shows of their rl.
Most escorts have female avatars, though how many of these are played by men is a matter of open speculation and a great deal of debate.
Many areas ban escorting, or freelancing.
Many large builds are devoted to escorting or use availability of escorts as a means of generating traffic, including The Red Light District, Ami's Place, Escort Island, The Escort Alliance. Many strip clubs advertise escorting services,whether or not that is the main focus of the venue, including The Bishes Club, Bad Girls and Club Arsheba.
There are also dedicated services that can help you find the escort that matches your desire without the need for visiting sleeze crowded places filled with adboards like the Elysian Fields Agency.
(See also Pole dancing)