Actifit Announces First Gamification Upgrade on Actifit.io: Friends, Gadgets & Notifications (& our daily updates)

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Howdie actifitters, steemians, fitness enthusiasts .. and the world!

As we have promised around 2 weeks back, tonight we delivered. We are very proud to announce the first big move of actifit towards further gamification of our UX, via introducing major features which are aimed at bumping our user engagement, as well as bringing in more active members from outside Steem to Actifit & Steem.

It is our belief that some of the key aspects for people to join and continue using a platform is via engagement potential, gamification, and rewards (not necessarily financial .. although it helps!).
Hence the reason we have been working hard during the last couple of months along those lines on introducing the beginnings of such aspects via Actifit.

Meet & Connect With Friends!

Although Steem is focused on finding content and potentially following others, yet we believe that in the fitness world, the motivation can come through the concept of further connectivity, and hence having "fitness friends".
Having fitness friends can help bring you extra motivation for your fitness journey, but also can help lead the way to more rewards as you will note in our gamification part below.

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Once you login to actifit.io, you will be faced with a popup similar to the above, which will suggest some friends based on the most recent 20 active users. This allows you to find and add friends.

You can revisit this screen and check your current friends and pending friendships via the top menu

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Visiting a user's profile also allows you to add this person as a friend, accept their invite, or cancel their friendship or invite.

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You can also see the number of friends a user has via visiting their profile, as well as 3 of their friends, if they have at least 3.

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Market's Virtual Gadgets - ACTIFIT GAME ON!

As mentioned above, we believe gamification is a key aspect that keeps users interested and engaged. With a health focused app such as Actifit, this brings an additional wow and cool factor, especially to new comers, and particularly that the new "gadgets", in addition to bragging rights, can actually be used to earn more rewards.

We have just introduced 27 new virtual products on the market, representing 9 different virtual gadgets, each with 3 levels. Some of those gadgets will be locked, and need to be unlocked by meeting special requirements. We will be introducing more gadgets and varieties down the road.

Virtual "Water bottles", "Sports drinks", "Running shoes",... to "Friend Boost" gadgets, all allow you (or your friend, or both) to earn more rewards.

You can only purchase 1 unit of any available gadget, and this gadget will get consumed by every actifit report you post that gets rewarded, until it gets completely depleted, then you can purchase another one.

Once you buy a gadget, you will need to also ACTIVATE IT, otherwise it will not be functional yet. Activating the gadget is what allows you to benefit from the boost it provides.

Those gadgets come in limited amounts, highlighted in the "available" part, so make sure to grab yours before they run out ! There will be regeneration threshold for those gadgets, which will be announced later.

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Feel free to explore the gadgets, and if you have any special ideas or suggestions, feel free to throw them at us!

Notifications

We started introducing notifications with friendship requests, so that once you receive a request, or accept a friendship, such a notification will be sent to the relevant user.

Clicking the notification will actually mark it as read, and will lead you to the user's relevant profile to take action, if you so wish.

This is the beginning of our notifications concept, and we plan to introduce more features as we believe this is an essential aspect to a powerful UX.

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P.S.: Please note we have done extensive work and testing to the features above, and as the features are quite complex there could be hidden issues. If you face any issues or find bugs, please do report them to us on discord.
P.P.S: We have also implemented some other UI changes to actifit.io, and will continuously do so. We did not highlight those changes as they will be clearly visible via the site.

Top Daily Actifitters

Our latest voting rounds included 591 rewarded reports.
Below are the top 20 actifitters from this round. Well done guys !!

RankActifit MemberUser RankActivity CountAFITs Rewarded@actifit UpvotePost Link
#1@wenchebakken44.848526105.92 Tokens1.66%post*
#2@tattoodjay58.961324189.74 Tokens24.27%post
#3@tattoodjay58.961445989.74 Tokens23.36%post
#4@niksonovy27.451138087.725 Tokens1.23%post*
#5@pjansen64.701066687.175 Tokens25.23%post
#6@actifit-peter71.302395686.825 Tokens1.22%post
#7@bucipuci46.162411286.54 Tokens1.22%post
#8@mariannewest51.501902485.875 Tokens1.34%post
#9@felt.buzz68.401745784.1 Tokens1.18%post
#10@silvertop67.921600283.98 Tokens24.19%post
#11@cryptospa59.001589983.75 Tokens24.27%post
#12@bluengel56.003065583 Tokens1.3%post
#13@roger512087.242783882.81 Tokens23.26%post
#14@practicaleric54.501816982.625 Tokens1.16%post
#15@silvertop67.922176181.98 Tokens23.24%post
#16@elizabethbit67.921152279.98 Tokens23.21%post
#17@d00k1341.001645579.25 Tokens1.11%post
#18@roger512087.243020878.81 Tokens24.12%post
#19@jayna54.00953977.5 Tokens1.09%post
#20@rajib2k538.001203676.5 Tokens1.2%post

A kind reminder to all actifitters: some versions of esteem app still cause issues when used to edit your reports, via removing essential info Actifit uses to identify proper reports. This prevents related reports from receiving rewards.
Until this issue is officially fixed via the esteem team, we advise that you use other Steem interfaces for editing, including our own actifit.io, steemit, busy or others.

Doubled UP Rewarded Actifitters

Today's Random Double Up Reward went to @wenchebakken & @niksonovy!
This lead to doubling up the AFIT token rewards and the STEEM upvote value.
Congrats! & Don't forget to claim your "Lucky Doubled Up" badge on your actifit.io profile page.

RankActifit MemberUser RankActivity CountAFITs Rewarded@actifit UpvotePost Link
#1@wenchebakken44.848526105.92 Tokens1.66%post*
#4@niksonovy27.451138087.725 Tokens1.23%post*

Will your rewards get doubled UP tomorrow? :)

Our Newest Actifitters

During the last voting round, we were happy to welcome the below new actifitters, joining more than 4,000 unique users who had posted an actifit report.

Our recent joiners are: @cybercarlo, @sirdeza, @fsc69, @hayat9876, @kippl3 and @jenny95.
Feel free to check out their recent reports and welcome them to the Actifit community!

Delegation Status

Actifit continues to receive amazing support by the community. We would like to extend our thanks to everyone who is continuously supporting Actifit.

Below is the recent delegation updates' list:
@flaxz(150 SP)
@uyobong(50 SP)
@awesomegames007(1,150 SP)
@pjansen(500 SP)
@tecnogiuly(35 SP)
@ahmanik47(300 SP)
@kiobot(44 SP)
@runridefly(9,002 SP)
@cataluz(150 SP)
@homesteadlt(350 SP)

Thank you to all delegators for the wonderful support! To see the list of all our delegators, check out actifit.io/delegators

The amount of delegated SP has a large influence over not only the daily/weekly delegation reward, but also on the amount of rewards the actifitter receives on daily reports, as it constitutes a key element in User Rank.

Which is why being an Actifit delegator now has more influence on your rewards, coupled with number of AFIT tokens and other factors highlighted before.

Delegators share a max cap of 100K AFIT tokens according to their delegation amount, and also earn a 5% beneficiary reward from actifit posts' beneficiary earnings.

We are appreciative of more delegations to be able to better award actifitters and support our project, so thank you for doing that !

When you are looking to increase your delegation, you need to use the new total amount as the delegation amount, and not only the increased amount. Otherwise only the new amount will be used, and the remaining amount will be undelegated.


@actifit Team


To delegate to Actifit, you can use any of the following links:
10SP, 20SP, 30SP, 50SP, 100SP, 250SP, 500SP, 1,000SP, 5,000SP, 10,000SP, 20,000SP, Custom Amount
Make sure you have at least 15 SP left on your account.

consider voting for Actifit as witness

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Our Top Delegators
An additional big thank you to some of our top supporters

@goodnewworld | @freedom | @sepracore | @fitat40 | @julialee66 | @selfvotejustice | @onealfa | @supergiant | @runridefly | @jasonshick | @taskmaster4450 | @dmoons.kim

Our wonderful ambassadors

@akomoajong | @alexvanaken | @ervin-lemark | @flauwy | @jaraumoses | @jasonshick | @rosatravels | | @toocurious | @pearlumie

Our amazing moderators

@alfamano | @alokkumar121 | @ashikstd | @ciuoto | @ckole | @katerinaramm | @priyanarc | @rabihfarhat | @pjansen | @thereikiforest | @vishalsingh4997 | @sumit71428 | @silvertop | @elizabethbit

Haven't downloaded Actifit yet? download it from the playstore or from the app store and start your journey to fitness and rewards!

@actifit team

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How about some real products that we can purchase with our earned AFITS when are these going to be available? I hope these updates and gameification helps things along.

Great work, continue in this direction and maybe add some physical goods too, stay awesome.

Such an awesome update!! So many levels of gamification added. 🚀

Nice update, I'll have to get back in the habit of daily posts.

What happens to the tokens spent on the gadgets? Back in to the rewards pool? Burnt would be nice but I guess they fund the bonuses.

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Second this question. Hopefully burned. 😁

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@jk6276 @sepracore yes they get burned

Nice update, hopefully the iOS update will be available soon as well!

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yes almost done

Thank you for all those excellent ideas! Looks like a lot of work you have put into it!
I encourage everyone to participate!

A nice one will try some gadgets in the future. Also, tried friend options look very cool
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Interesting additions. I noticed them today and came here for the explanation.

By the way - what are steem names of seven friends on the photo above?

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haha @ervin-lemark, they kept their identity hidden lol

Good to see the team is keeping busy. @actifit is still my favorite crypto app and hope to see even more in the future.

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Thank you !

Very valuable changes. They have the potential to expand users actifit.io
Seeing your name in the overview is always encouraging. Thanks for mentioning :-)

Wow! That is a new step! Great job!

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Wow that's awesome!! Keep pushing

Nice improvements 💙

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Great work I like the sound of these changes look forward to seeing them

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They are already live, just login to your profile on actifit.io :)

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Thanks I missed seeing them but just found them and bought a few, what a cool idea ;)

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Very cool. The market ran out of hats again. Please restock!