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social game

The translation of Social Games is social games. Since this term is used in Germany for learning techniques and social behavior, the English term is used in the context of itwissen.info. Social Games are online games via social networks like Facebook, Myspace, Xing or Linkedln. They are mostly free computer games

that are played in a social environment with friends and acquaintances. Social games can be browser games or designed for smartphones

and are subject to revenue-generating business models. One cost model is non-commercial, another is indirect-commercial, and a third is commercial. Non-commercial social games are free of charge. The objective is to point out a certain social goal or social grievances. The indirect commercial cost model is different, where the basic version is often provided free of charge. As soon as the player wants to have further functions, smaller amounts are charged. And in the purely commercial model, the basic version may be free, with revenue generated by add-on products. Social games feature stimulus offerings, where points or rewards provide incentives to play. The point systems, score or other ranking systems are discussed among friends in the social networks and ensures a ranking that is only ensured by an increase in points.

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Englisch: social game
Updated at: 13.02.2020
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