Social Rewarding in Wiki Systems - Motivating the Community

@inproceedings{Hoisl2007SocialRI,
  title={Social Rewarding in Wiki Systems - Motivating the Community},
  author={Bernhard Hoisl and Wolfgang Aigner and Silvia Miksch},
  booktitle={HCI},
  year={2007}
}
Online communities have something in common: their success rise and fall with the participation rate of active users. In this paper we focus on social rewarding mechanisms that generate benefits for users in order to achieve a higher contribution rate in a wiki system. In an online community, social rewarding is in the majority of cases based on accentuation of the most active members. As money cannot be used as a motivating factor others like status, power, acceptance, and glory have to be… CONTINUE READING
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