Game mechanics, applied smartly, drive us to want to perform certain behaviors. The most buzzed about application on the web right now, Google+, must have a gamification strategist on board, as it has a variety of game mechanics that are helping make it a fast-growing success.
Here are 5 of the most noticeable game mechanics that they’re using for their early experience: 1. Limited Access 2. Fill Up Your Circles: Onboarding a New Concept 3. Circles: Are You In or Are You Out? 4. Instant Gratification: Real Time Feedback 5. The +1 in Google+
While it's not a rule that the creators of a social network must be the most popular users of said social network, people are finding it surprising that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's popularity on the Google+ social network is greater than Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
According to SocialStatistics.com, Zuckerberg is the most followed user on Google's new social network with 29,543 followers. Larry Page is right behind him with 19,878 while Sergey Brin notches in fourth place with 15,656.
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