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Is a points & level-up system effective without a community?

It's probably the one most used gamification/persuasion element across all kinds of UIs, especially apps. But in most cases it is tied to a social leaderboard of some sorts. I've been reading this ...
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Would persuasive design elements (spec. gamification) look “stupid” in a meaningful app?

A lot of apps use some form of gamification to keep the users on track and motivated. For example see this screenshot of a language learning app (Memrise). You have some bars being filled, some stars ...
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How to encourage users to comment?

My site is a webtoon comic. From my analytics there are a lot of people view and read comic but sadly only few of them leave a comment (only 5-10 comment on each chapter). Is there a way to encourage ...
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how to motivate user to turn on GPS?

I'm creating a mobile application that requires the accessibility to users' location, but it seems that a large portion of users does not trust mobile applications that require GPS permissions or ...
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Visualize a percentile rank by filling a shape

I am making a visual to show a user what percentile ranking they are at. I want to use some fill concept to encourage the user to want to fill the object, and thus increase their ranking. Currently, ...
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What do you call it when the goal of the designer is different from the motivation of a user?

Sometimes the motivations of user are not directly related to behaviors that the designer is attempting to encourage. For example, if Twitter discovered that following 30 people is more likely to ...
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Is showing single textarea at first then show other fields on comment form confusing? [closed]

I want to make commenting easy in order to motivate the visitors of my website(s) to comment. The default comment form includes a comment text area (multi-line) and 3 text fields. I want to make the ...
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Which words to use to motivate visitors to comment?

I'm trying to find the best words to motivate visitors to comment on my website (IT based blog/portal). Commenting rate is ~ 0.1% (1 comment per 1000 visitors). This is the default one (for Drupal): ...
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What is the Advantage of Sending an email saying: “You have a message on our internal messaging system”?

I am wondering, so a particular govement department here has a "Customer Self Service System". Part of that is a internal email-like system. When Mail arrived on that system, you get an email saying "...
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Would it be relevant to learn/understand how manipulation works as UX Designers?

When designing a service for users, we're constantly trying to push them to do things. We're creating systems to get them motivated so they see the value they'll get out of the product. Perfectly done,...
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What happens when gamification is poorly done?

Gamification originally sought to take advantage of the fact that intrinsic, embedded rewards are more effective motivators than external ones. It has also become exceedingly common, but the ...