- Are you building an everyday app? (the LinkedIn problem) – Bokardo
Everyday apps in theory are as plentiful as bees in a blossoming apple tree. In practice, however, everyday apps are exceedingly rare.
(categories: everydayapp facebook linkedin socialsoftware )
- Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life – Are you building an application that people use every day or do you just think you are?
From reading the blog posts about the changes, the problem the switch from a highlights-centric news feed to a real-time stream is addressing is the fact that the highlights-based feed is stale and doesn’t provide enough value for users who’ve not just become every day users but are now every hour users. Not only do over 100 million of its users login every day but with 90 million users generating 90 billion page views in the month of March 2009 that implies the average page view for a Facebook user is over once per hour.
(categories: facebook everydayapp stream realtime activitystreams )
- Notification Strategies for Social Networks
Assuming you want to spread news about a feature to people on a social network and that you’re limited to x notifications but you have y participants, what’s the most effective use of those x notifications? Answer: calculating influence.
(categories: social socialnetworks notification eigenvalue centrality )