The Hook Model goes beyond reinforcing behavior; it creates habits, spurring users to act on their own, without the need for expensive external stimuli like advertising. The Hook Model is at the heart of many of today’s most habit-forming technologies. Social media, online games, and even good ol’ email utilize the Hook Model to compel us to use them.
You can read the Nir and Far blog post on: Variable Rewards: Want to Hook Users? Drive Them Crazy https://www.nirandfar.com/2012/03/want-to-hook-your-users-drive-them-crazy.html
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