All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘social experiment’

Peter Moylneux’s Cube-Tapping App Launches Today

Peter Moylneux’s 22Cans game studio today released a mobile game that can be considered more social experiment than game. Curiosity is a game about tapping a giant cube. The tapping serves to chip away at the cube and reveal the secrets buried inside. There are billions of “cubelets” to chip off the cube, however, so everyone’s collective taps count toward …

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Gary Glitter Is Not On Twitter

Gary Glitter is not back and probably won’t be any time soon. Last week, eyebrows were raised at the return of infamous glam rocker Gary Glitter. He used the twitter handle #OfficialGlitter to announce a comeback tour and autobiography. It turned out to be a hoax, but not just any hoax. It was a social experiment designed to study the …

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Free Coffee? Try This Social Experiment

Give a penny, take a penny – that’s the concept behind Jonathan Stark’s new “experiment in social sharing.” He has put a picture of his Starbucks card online so that anyone in the world can use his account to purchase a cup of coffee. Just save the photo on your smartphone, go to your local Starbucks, and scan the barcode. …

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