FarmVille: Friend Spam

Forced Action Gamification Social Pyramid

Culprit

Farmville App

Found

1 year ago


The game pressues users to invite friends, not because the game is fun, but because certain features/goals are useless/unaccessible without online friends also playing, in what the paper in this list calls a “Social Pyramid Scheme”.

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