Invitation to Social Tagging Games and Study

Fil Menczer fil at INDIANA.EDU
Wed Mar 30 19:29:34 EDT 2011

[Our apologies if you get multiple copies of this message. Please feel
free to forward this call to any lists or colleagues who may be
interested. Thank you.]

The research project invites you to play two fun games
while at the same time contributing to the study of online social tagging

One game, Great Minds Think Alike, is about to be released on the
iPhone platform. Please check the website in the near future.

The other game, GiveALink Slider, can be played in your browser now
and at any time in the next six weeks. Follow the instructions below.
The 10 players who earn top scores during the study will win great
prizes. Have fun!


Please support the project by participating in an online
user study: Social Annotations through Game Play (IRB study

In the study you will play a game, "GiveALink Slider." In the game,
you need to tag web pages and accumulate points. The top 10 users with
highest scores will win the following prizes:

TOP prize: One 8GB Apple iPod Touch
TOP 2 - 4 prizes: Three 8GB Apple iPods Nano
TOP 5 - 10 prizes: Six 2GB Apple iPods Shuffle

The study started on March 29, 2011 and ends on May 10, 2011 (6 weeks).

If you wish to participate in this study, please visit the experiment
page by clicking on the link below, where you will find an informed
consent form and detailed instructions:

Thank you in advance for your participation and support!

--Lilian Weng, PhD student
--Filippo Menczer, Associate Professor
School of Informatics and Computing
Indiana University, Bloomington

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