Monthly Archives: April 2011

Of small and large form social games and gamification

I have been meaning to write further about social games and the gamification of social media for a while. Some recent binging over on Empire Avenue lit the fire. I want to outline a few points, not in great depth … Continue reading

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Theoretical underpinnings of social interaction design

I have been meaning to write this post for a while now in order to provide readers with a big picture introduction to the theory behind social interaction design. I have much of this in the white papers and reading … Continue reading

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Whither whrrl (and other social commerce plays)?

Groupon’s acquisition yesterday of Whrrl gives cause for some speculation into what’s coming in the local social deals space. First and most obviously is that deals are going social. Whrrl was all about capturing individual member interests and tribalizing them … Continue reading

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