A Google Chrome Extension to Encourage Healthy Sun-care: Social Media Agents & Avatars on Facebook
ICT4H: SOCIAL MEDIA
AGENTS & AVATARS
A CHROME BROWSER EXTENSION TO
ENCOURAGE HEALTHY “SUN-CARE”
Leslie Wu & Neema Moraveji
Watch your actions, they become your habits.
Watch your habits, they become your character.
Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny
Facebook has got you dialed in.
Could we build atop this platform of attention to help
encourage Vitamin D intake & 15 minutes of Sun?
“new tools -- including mobile and
social technologies -- can help people
form new habits in their lives.”
- BJ Fogg
Dozens of installs per day (word of mouth / Twitter only)
Okay, so we’re still gathering data. The chart above is a
placeholder... come back soon =)
Our friends use it, will you “bee” my Health Coach friend?
Privacy--who tracks who?
Security--this extension can do what now?
Legal--can has terms of service?
Kairos--do we really check Facebook right before we go
Technology--how many Google Chrome Facebook Health
Hackers are there, really?
1) Piggyback on existing triggers/media
2) Leverage the social tech “re-tweet”
3) Is this the “Agent” / Avatar 2.0?
4) There is so far still to go....