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Bring the festival fun online
Turkcell is the biggest GSM operator in Turkey and they have launched an online festival. The events include football games and concerts given by popular Turkish singers. The more you participate on the website, the more points you gain. The points can eventually be traded for gifts.
Why it matters
This site basically brings the festival to your computer. It’s also a platform where people can get to know each other. Is this a new way to increase engagement across various platforms and transpose offline festival behaviour to the online world?
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