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What Are Social Patterns?
Mommy, What’s a Social User Experience Pattern?
A Little Social Backstory…
Well, What About That Social Media? Can You Expand on That?
What Do We Mean by Principle, Best Practice, and Patterns?
Principle: A Basic Truth, Law, or Assumption
Pattern: A Model or Original Used As an Archetype
The Importance of Anti-Patterns
So, That’s All the Little Parts: Now What?
Social to the Core
Deliberately Leave Things Incomplete
Pave the Cowpaths
Strict Versus Fluid Taxonomies
Palimpsest
Social but Not Social Only
Talk Like a Person!
Conversation
Self-Deprecating Error Message
Ask Questions
Your Versus My
No Joking Around
Don’t Break Email!
Be Open
Learn from Games
Cargo Cult Anti-Pattern
Respect the Ethical Dimension
Receive Invitation
“Send Invitation” on page 59
Send Invitation
The Password Anti-Pattern
Authorize
Private Beta
Welcome Area
“Reengagement” on page 75
Reengagement
Chapter 4
Where’s the Rest of Me?
Identity
Profile
Updates
Updates Opt-in Disclosure
Managing Incoming Updates
Lifestreams
Keep Company
Signs of Life
User Gallery
Who’s Here Now?
Chapter 6
Would You Buy a Used Car from This Person?
Reputation Influences Behavior
Competitive Spectrum
Levels
Named Levels
Numbered Levels
Labels
Awards
Collectible Achievements
Peer-to-Peer Awards
Rankings
Points
Leaderboard
Top X
Tools for Monitoring Reputation
Friend Ranking
Objects of My Desire
Hunters Gather
Collecting
Saving
Favorites
Displaying
Add/Subscribe
Tagging
Find with Tags
“Tag Cloud” on page 204
Tag Cloud
Public Sharing
Many Publics
Share This
Social Bookmarking
Uploading to the Cloud
Embedding
Ongoing Sharing
The Megalophone
Broadcasting
Blogs: Presentation
Blogs: Ownership
Publishing
Lifecycle
Rights
Terms of Service
Licenses
Public Domain
Creative Commons
Copyleft
Copyright
Chapter 10
Long-Time Listener, First-Time Caller
Soliciting Feedback
Vote to Promote
Thumbs Up/Down Ratings
“Ratings (Stars or 1–5)” on page 274
Ratings (Stars or 1–5)
Comments
“Reviews” on page 280
Reviews
Watson, Come Quick!
Synchronous Versus Asynchronous Communication
Sign In to Participate
Communicating
Forums
Public Conversation
“Private Conversation” on page 298
Private Conversation
Group Conversation
Arguments
Flame Wars
Vendettas
Sock Puppets
Chapter 12
Collaboration
Manage Project
Voting
Collaborative Editing
Edit This Page
The Wiki Way
Crowdsourcing
Social Media Junkies Unite!
Keeping Up
Tuning In
Following
Filtering
Recommendations
Social Search
Real-Time Search
Conversational Search
Pivoting
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Chapter 14
Relationships
Find People
Adding Friends
Circles of Connections
Publicize Relationships
Unfriending
The Ex-Boyfriend Anti-Pattern
Groups
Community Management
Norms
Role Model
Potemkin Village (Anti-Pattern)
Collective Governance
Group Moderation
Collaborative Filtering
Report Abuse
What’s the Story?
Where in the World?
The Local Connection
Being Local
Face-to-Face Meeting
Party
Calendaring
Reminding
Geo-Tagging
“Geo-Mashing” on page 428
Geo-Mapping
Geo-Mashing
Neighborhood
Mobile and Location
But Wait…There’s More!
Chapter 17
Open for Business
Play Well with Others
The Open Stack, the Social Stack
Open Source
Opening Out
Badging
Open Standards (Semantics and Microformats)
Opening In
Hosted Modules
Going Both Ways
Honest Broker
Thinking Mobile
Inside the Enterprise
Sign Up and Login (Sign In)
The Corporate Identity and Profile
Friends and Relationships
The Status/Activity Stream
Administration and Moderation
What’s Age Got to Do with It?
Epilogue
Index
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Designing Social Interfaces: Principles, Patterns, and Practices for Improving the User Experience

Designing Social Interfaces: Principles, Patterns, and Practices for Improving the User Experience

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From the creators of Yahoo!'s Design Pattern Library, Designing Social Interfaces provides you with more than 100 patterns, principles, and best practices, along with salient advice for many of the common challenges you'll face when starting a social website. Designing sites that foster user interaction and community-building is a valuable skill for web developers and designers today, but it's not that easy to understand the nuances of the social web. Now you have help.Christian Crumlish and Erin Malone share hard-won insights into what works, what doesn't, and why. You'll learn how to balance opposing factions and grow healthy online communities by co-creating them with your users.Understand the overarching principles you need to consider for every website you createLearn basic design patterns for adding social components to an existing siteRein in misbehaving users on an active community siteBuild a social experience around a product or service and invite people to joinDevelop a social utility without having to build an entirely new infrastructureEnable users of your site's content to interact with one anotherOffer your members the opportunity to connect in the real worldLearn to recognize and avoid antipatterns: emergent bad practices in the social network and social media space
From the creators of Yahoo!'s Design Pattern Library, Designing Social Interfaces provides you with more than 100 patterns, principles, and best practices, along with salient advice for many of the common challenges you'll face when starting a social website. Designing sites that foster user interaction and community-building is a valuable skill for web developers and designers today, but it's not that easy to understand the nuances of the social web. Now you have help.Christian Crumlish and Erin Malone share hard-won insights into what works, what doesn't, and why. You'll learn how to balance opposing factions and grow healthy online communities by co-creating them with your users.Understand the overarching principles you need to consider for every website you createLearn basic design patterns for adding social components to an existing siteRein in misbehaving users on an active community siteBuild a social experience around a product or service and invite people to joinDevelop a social utility without having to build an entirely new infrastructureEnable users of your site's content to interact with one anotherOffer your members the opportunity to connect in the real worldLearn to recognize and avoid antipatterns: emergent bad practices in the social network and social media space

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