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Posts Tagged 'addiction'

For all the Farmville folk – a very interesting piece about how it works your psychology

This is a rather long-winded, but at the same time, stellar, insight into how Farmville ‘work’s. What the article shows, eventually, is that there are certain fundamental psychological ‘tricks’ built into the architecture of the game, that make it extremely habit-forming, not to mention socially viral. Well worth a read. Thanks to Business Insider The […]

28 April 2010 at 09:09 - Comments

Facebook Addiction and Loneliness

Lisa Haisha: Is Your Facebook Addiction a Sign of Loneliness? I’m sure this is the shape of things to come, though I am not completely won over by this article. It makes for interesting reading though.

18 April 2010 at 20:59 - Comments