TITLE

Web 2.0 is all about the feel-good factor

AUTHOR(S)
Biever, Celeste
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
New Scientist;12/23/2006, Vol. 192 Issue 2583/2584, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explains how Web 2.0 sites that depend on users for their content, like YouTube and Flickr, encourage and entice members to participate. Incentives are offered that drive members to participate, such as an increase in status. The web sites also bring in new members simultaneously because gaining status often means inviting other people to view the site.
ACCESSION #
27506883

 

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