re: How do you feel about chasing internet points, badges and the gamification of everything? VIEW POST

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re: The way I see it the main premise of gamification is customer retention. We generally have a tendency of getting bored of things and moving on quit...
 

Is that not an admission that the content itself is not interesting enough to retain users?

It's also a self-fulfilling prophecy. As we get trained to follow the bait, sites not offering those incentives become less interesting.

I think I need a Firefox plugin that blocks internet points. :)

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