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EA Forcing Gamer Socialization

Let's face it, gamers are generally less "social" than your average attention-whore or guido by nature - not saying you... of course you're a social butterfly, but you know, the other nerds out there. Anyway, let's agree that there is a large group of game lovers who scoff at the idea of constantly updating statuses, taking pictures of themselves in mirrors or food they're about to eat, and tweeting that they just took a poop... It's just not an association commonly made - or is it?

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DelbertGrady3021d ago

I'm taking pictures of myself, eating a hamburger.

CBaoth3021d ago

saying, "It puts the lotion in the basket"?

Call_me_Ishmael3021d ago

i think its because of the connections,if someone likes something big chances are thousands of other people are going to see it,its free publicity,who doesnt want it.

dry_ice3021d ago

Yep, EA definitely knows how to work the system. Exponential advertising for free.

GrumpyVeteran3021d ago

Also, it says "everybody and their dog has facebook"

Nobody I know (inc. me) has Facebook.

There we go.

My friends and I talk to each other face-to-face, it's real innovative stuff.

AngelicIceDiamond3021d ago

lol like they did in the 90's huh.

DeadlyFire3021d ago

EA isn't the first company to grab facebook and certainly won't be the last.

AngelicIceDiamond3021d ago

Getting exclusive content, game deals free products. just for spreading EA's campaign ads everywhere. Sounds ok if you use faceBook in this day in age every little bit helps all you're giving up is you're integrity. But again it sure maximizes the the 60 dollar game to its max.