Social Design

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Joshua Porter

Social Design: Designing for the Social Lives of Users

You’ll learn to…

  • Why creating powerful social software is not as simple as adding features like a "friends list" or a "product review".
  • How Flickr, Craigslist, and MySpace take advantage of social design principles, including the notion of designing for constant change.
  • How knowing a little about social psychology can go a long way toward providing valuable social environments.
  • How the most successful sites and applications balance personal value for users with the opportunity to provide social value for others.