Facebook games are now fun and “eco”- friendly

Facebook goes green by introducing games that promote ideas and concepts aiming at environmental protection

The new collaboration between DoSomething.org and the U.S.Environmental Protection Agency on a Facebook game called emission is an impressive initiative to encourage green behavior through cyber games and online applications.

These games have an intriguing concept of letting the teen players jump to subsequent levels only if they suggest an “environment saving action”. For instance there is a thoughtful setting where the players have to cultivate a coastal habitat repleted with threatened species such as sea lions and bald eagles. Once the players complete missions such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions they advance to the next level.

According to Aria Finger, the Chief Operating officer of DoSomething.org, “Teens are using Facebook every single day but most significantly, they are spending time on playing games. We are thrilled that we can partner with top environmental and social games experts to use this platform to mobilize teens offline around energy efficiency.


About pratyushkp

A Newbie Social Media Blogger , Social Network Addict , Social Gamer ( Mafiawars , Farmville) , Working as a Marketing Specialist for a E-cards company. www.blogoholic.in

Posted on November 26, 2010, in Social, Technology and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. woot, thankyou! I finally came to a site where the webmaster knows what they’re talking about. Do you know how many results are in Google when I search.. too many! It’s so annoying having to go from page after page after page, wasting my day away with thousands of people just copying eachother’s articles… bah. Anyway, thankyou very much for the info anyway, much appreciated.

  2. Thanks for this! I’ve been searching all over the web for the info.

  3. Nice article dude! loving reading from ya.

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