Encouraging user behaviour with achievements: An empirical study

@article{Grant2013EncouragingUB,
  title={Encouraging user behaviour with achievements: An empirical study},
  author={Scott Grant and Buddy Betts},
  journal={2013 10th Working Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR)},
  year={2013},
  pages={65-68}
}
Stack Overflow, a question and answer Web site, uses a reward system called badges to publicly reward users for their contributions to the community. Badges are used alongside a reputation score to reward positive behaviour by relating a user's site identity with their perceived expertise and respect in the community. A greater number of badges associated with a user profile in some way indicates a higher level of authority, leading to a natural incentive for users to attempt to achieve as many… CONTINUE READING
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