Remember how -- uh, we mean, remember reading about how powerhouse Zynga game Farmville made money based on, among other things, how often the players clicked, and how craftily designed it was to make you want to keep doing the same thing over and over for very little reward? (Three years sober.) We hear that Candy Crush is similar, except that it's even more difficult to resist the siren call of giving them some money so that you can level up faster.
|Rule 34 -- there's no getting around it.|
That's all old news, on today's Internet. Now the entire world of media is your farm, and every app, feed, and pointless twist on what's still naively referred to as "social" media is that breed of goat you still don't have.
Today, it's PhotoYOLO, something that seems sweet and innocent and horizon-expanding: One safe-for-work snapshot from one subscriber per day goes out to all the others -- "One photo a day in your inbox, from a friend you just haven't met yet." More »