GISHWHES, or The Greatest International Scavenger Hunt The World Has Ever Seen!, is a global community of individuals (94 countries and growing!) that “gather” online once a year, form international teams, and then go out into the real world and create “art” the likes of which the world has never seen.
One of the things that come from this is people reaching out to other people. New friendships, or just Facebook friendships, are born as a result. I think they should award a point for every one new friend made. Cap it at something like 50 and have people document it somehow. It’s not a lot of points, and probably hardly even worth the effort. However, it’s an easy 50 points and the true value lies in reiterating to people that they just made 50 new friends because of the contest!
There might be a Guiness World Record in there somewhere, too, I’d bet, if the documentation is done reasonably well enough. Helps earn and validate the points.
Don’t you think that’s worth the 50 points?
Facebook has a new feature for its users. It’s called the Year in Review, and it features your Top 20 Moments from some algorithm Facebook generates from your profile. You may have seen it, or not have it yet, as it seems to be a gradual rollout. So look for it if you have not!
Just go to your profile. On the right hand side of where your wall starts, there should be a “2012″ graphic and link to click on to see your top moments from 2012. A whole page is dedicated to it!
Back in late October 2010, Facebook rolled out its new Friendship feature that allowed people to stalk others on Facebook at a whole new level. Now, you won’t even have to stalk people to know some things. Facebook will announce it to the world for you!
Now, if you were at an event listed on Facebook and met someone who later became Facebook friends with you, all of your Facebook friends will know about it! That also goes for all the Facebook friends of your new Facebook friend!
What used to be a generic announcement of something like John Deer is now friends with Jane Doe, now reads like John Deer and Jane Doe are now friends after both attending Jack’s Housewarming Party.