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Three Ways To Find New Date Ideas with [Gamification And] PearHaven

PearHaven’s new gamified social website for dating, or couples in long-term relationships, has a new simpler look and easier user interface.  Anyone, not just couples, can now find, create and record date ideas. via prweb.com @prweb PearHaven, a website that focuses on three ways of finding, mapping and sharing date ideas, has released a new […]

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Can Facebook Save The Indian Tiger [With Some Help From Gamification]?

India is currently the third largest Facebook-using population in the world, and is expected to take the lead by 2015.  Knowing that, this Indian tiger conservation project has modeled itself after Facebook and is using gamification to further encourage crowd-sourced photography.  The idea is that this citizen photography effort will allow the dwindling population to […]

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Create Your Own Social Games [& Gamification] With Qmerce

Qmerce allows for WYSIWYG social game creation.  These games can then be leveraged as gamified marketing initiatives, awarding users with prizes and heightening engagement with a brand. via Anna Heim @abracarioca, thenextweb.com The Israeli startup Qmerce is a social games & gamification platform that offers a very simple way for anyone to develop their own casual game channels. In […]

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This Week In Gamification [June 3-8]

This week on EnGaming, we looked at several real-world applications of gamification, a number of new digital platforms and apps, and heard a number of arguments about the field of gamification itself.  We also got some shocking news about Foursquare… via Nicole Strong @niccistrong, myengaming.com Gamification Of Existing Products & Events Cigna added gamification to […]

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Better Than A Resume? Smarterer Lands $1.75 Million For [Gamified] Job Skills Platform

Boston-based startup Smarterer wants to replace the “skills” section of your resume with a series of scores based on online quizzes. It’s an idea worth millions. via Andrew Nusca @editorialiste, zdnet.com Is the resume D.O.A.? Boston-based startup Smarterer thinks so. The company has raised $1.75 million from True Ventures, Google Ventures and a handful of […]

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Zurmo Open Source CRM App Pins Its Hopes On Gamification

In response to difficulties with CRM platform user adoption rates, Zurmo (now in beta) has opted to design with gamification.  Gamification mechanics will be leveraged to make software use more engaging, but to motivate employees to meet business-related milestones. via Chris Kanaracus, infoworld.com The backers of a new open source CRM application called Zurmo are […]

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[Gamified Platform] Identified.com Grows To 10 Million Users

Congrats to Identified.com, which announced reaching 10 million users today.  Identified.com is a career networking site alternative to LinkedIn, most popular with Facebook users under 29.  In the gamification-world, Identified.com is known for its Identified Score, which allows the platform to crowd-source information that may be useful to applicants.  Points are gained when a user […]

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