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Gamified Social Network for Sports Fan: FanCru

Note: Are you a sport fan? do you want to get awarded by simply talking about your favorite team or going to a game? I know I do! FanCru is here to let you do all that and with some extra perks! Thanks Karsten for this great post, and look him up on twitter.   via Karsten […]

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Beintoo: “Gamification-badges-meet-Groupon-offers” Just Got $5M in Series A Funding

Note: Beintoo is a loyalty platform for mobile apps, that allows the user to gain points from simply using other apps or play games. This Italian startup just got $5 million from Italian VC firm Innogest Capital…  via Alberto D’Ottavi @dottavi, tomsguide.com | Image Source: link Italian startups go international and grow fast – very fast, […]

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Using Social Media and Gamification to Support Volunteerism

Reward Volunteers is a Facebook app that encourages youth to share their volunteer activities and gives them a chance to win prizes.  Although this gamification has been criticized as going against the “spirit of volunteerism,” the rewards are not guaranteed.  Perhaps the most important thing that this app accomplishes is a greater awareness of volunteerism. […]

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Earn Rewards For Walking Or Cycling To Work [Gamification App]

Re:route is a new iPhone app that gamifies walking and cycling around London, by awarding points for these actions.  These points can later be redeemed for store discounts and rewards. via Emma Hutchings @sydfilmblog, psfk.com Recyclebank and Transport for London have partnered to release an iPhone app that gives users points when they walk or […]

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Murder At The Met [Gamification App]: How A Cambridge Firm Is Helping Museums With Digital Storytelling

The Met and Green Door Labs have gamified the museum experience.  They have created a murder mystery game app to create a new framework for visitors to engage with the exhibits. via Lauren Landry @laurlandry, bostinno.com Walking into a museum, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Take the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, […]

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Bed Battles [Gamification App] Wants To Make Waking Up … Social?

Bed Battles is an app to have come out of this weekend’s Hack & Jill Hackathon.  It uses gamifies waking up early, by letting users challenge each other to get up earlier. via Janko Roettger @jank0, gigaom.com Can you be social before you have your first cup of coffee? Bed Battles thinks so, and it […]

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Games Companies Play [Enterprise Gamification]

Gamification has become widely accepted in IT. Now a Canadian startup has created Empire Avenue @EmpireAve, a Klout-like platform specifically designed to create a global community among IT companies. via Brian Bloom @Brian_at_CWC, itworldcanada.com For most of history, there has been a strict separation between work and play. But just as enterprise technology is becoming […]

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