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PE: Badges of DeviantART
Badges of deviantART, why are they given? What is their purpose in deviantART?
Most of us know these badges since we signed up in deviantart.
How did deviantART come up with the idea to create badges? Any background stories?
"Badges started out as merit badges for deviantART staff. They were only available to staff for special accomplishments like merit badges for the boy scouts. We started making them available to members by way of special events like our 10th birthday bash and hidden pageviews. They gained a lot of popularity about 3 years ago with the introduction of the llama badge system for our annual April fools prank. The rest is history, you guys can't seem to get enough of them. "
"The first badge was an april fools joke, the llama badge, free to give and they would evolve the more you received.
They were so well received, we followed it up with real