Social gaming, in it’s truest sense, has interested me since I came across Dr. BJ Fogg back in 2006.
Captology is the study of ‘persuasive technology’ – motivational avatars can be as impactful as video games at enticing you to keep playing.
One facet of social media is the gaming aspect. People are playing online social games, they’re incredibly popular (particularly on Facebook & the iPhone). One of the reasons for this is because they can’t offer the graphics of console games so have to work harder with what they have.
‘Play’ is an integral part of online digital engagement and for finding content online.
Tristan Ferne is a blogger I’ve followed for many years. He’s an exceptional Technologist and his latest work involves the work of Louis Von Ahn and Games With A Purpose (GWAP) I can’t wait to see what Tristan and his team have been playing around with.