In my The Impact of Social Models talk at IDEA09 in Toronto, I presented an overview of the different ways social relationships are modeled in online software and examined if these distinct approaches resulted in different online behavior.
Download the slides: The Impact of Social Models (8.6 MB PDF)
Notes from my talk:
- The Impact of Social Models -Bitcurrent
- IDEA 2009: Social and Experience Design -Whitney Hess
- IDEA 2009 Recap: Day 1 -Johnny Holland Magazine
As Richard Farson’s truism “no one smokes in church no matter how addicted” points out, context informs almost everything that happens in an environment. Online social experiences are no exception.
How a product’s social model is set up can impact not only who contributes, but how much, and why. From permission-based subscriptions to one-click follows, Luke will discuss the attributes and implications of several popular social models by looking at data and behavior in the Web’s most popular social applications.