After reading this article you'll:
- understand what the
Social Graph feature
- be able to add friends and
- be able to set the
default following for
Social Graph is the term used to describe someone's network of friends and followers. With this Conducttr feature you can create these networks and allow then to grow during an exercise as players decide to follow and unfollow different personas and players.
Note: As in real life, the personas followed on social media determines what you see in that social media feed. If you're following nobody, you'll not see any published content.
| Name||Social Graph|
| Benefit||Model real-life social networks so
that players can investigate a
persona or player's influence,
influences and associates.|
Social Graph configuration - general setting
Note: you can't change the general social graph setting by only uploading the Style - you must upload the scenario to change the social graph.
Ensure Style allows it
Navigate to Style and check the channel config for each social media channel.
The default setting is for all players to follow everyone.
Set initial following
If you decide that players shouldn't follow everyone, you might want to have them follow a default set of personas so that their feed isn't completely empty before they decide themselves which personas to follow.
Note: players can find personas to follow by searching the social media channel.
Social Graph configuration - personas
Navigate to Personas
Navigate to Design>Personas and open the persona you wish to edit.
Click the social graph icon as shown (1)
Adding the social graph
Click to add a panel and select which channel to use. Also select if you're adding followers or following.
Click the pencil icon to edit
You can use search and grouping to find the personas you want to follow or who are following this persona.
How it looks for players
After uploading the social graph, when players investigate a persona's account they'll see the followers and following you created.
Social Graph considerations
Role-players are players that inhabit personas. As such their social graph adopts the persona's network.