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17 October, 2012

Game Theory and Social Media

Have you ever felt the excitement of earning a new badge in foursquare? Don’t you feel lucky when you take a look at those retired badges you’ve earned on foursquare?



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I think it is safe to say we all do, as they are limited to only a few people who met specific requirements on foursquare.
Why do we feel that way? Why did foursquare adopt that policy? What is the point of a badge earning quest? Well, that’s the point we call ‘Gamification’.

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