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  1. Yelp Lawsuit Seeks Wages for Yelpers

    The lawsuit claims that they should have been paid minimum wages for their efforts, but instead they were awarded badges, such as "Elite" status, "First to Review," "Review of the Day," "Duke," "Duchess," etc.and that Elite reviewers were also...

  2. Gamification in Marketing: Lessons from the Khan Academy Website

    But Khan Academy also offers Black Hole badges (legendary and unknown, they are the most unique Khan Academy awards). They loved the progress bar, the popup rewards, and the accumulation of points and badges.

  3. Sequencing the DNA of the Perfect Comment [Study]

    Badges Users like to see badges on a site for commenters, and they are more likely to interact with a user who has multiple badges, as well as more than 1,000 fans. Adding badges / super user features, and using these to actively encourage...

  4. Facebook Launches Verified Accounts for Brands, Businesses, Public Figures

    Facebook’s verification badges for pages and profiles will also mimic Twitter by leaving much of the process unknown and internal. Facebook is getting into the verification business, borrowing a feature that Twitter first introduced almost four...

  5. Penguin 2.0 Forewarning: The Google Perspective on Links

    Award Badges What really makes these programs trivial for Google or Bing to flag is when the award badges seem to appear only on the lesser authoritative sites of a market segment. The hardest part of these projects is always to get the client to...

  6. 8 Elements to Test in User Reviews

    As for non-anonymous users, offer them recognition, status, or badges to reward them for their contributions and create elements of trust around their content. User reviews are the most under-tested element on product pages – and can have...