Gamification

I’m a big fan of the term, although not necessarily of the kind of games that usually occur out of gamification. But it’s always fascinating to read about the psychology of gamification – and this is one such article I immensely enjoyed reading that describes gamification on the Foursquare platform.

http://fredmcclimans.com/2011/01/26/gamification-and-the-gaming-of-foursquare/

Foursquare is a location based social networking site, amongst the first ones to start the whole “check in” and “get deals” concept, and badges.

 

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