The problem of following creatives has not been solved. Best artists don’t post on Instagram, Facebook or elsewhere frequently if ever. Same accounts for the masters of the past. They would have a website of their own or dedicated to their work and that’s about it. So there you are, a curious art appreciator, looking… Continue reading Following creatives
Value user’s comments and feedback. Use it for more effective sharing. Simple usecase: Open a photo on flickr > leave a comment > share a photo > comment should be attached to a shared post by default. Alternatively, provide that as an option, pre-filled text, whatever — just don’t make me type in my reaction… Continue reading Value User’s Input
If you want people to interact more with your content, show them that you care about what they have to say and what they do, make their voices heard. Consider this example. A friend of yours shared a blog post he liked via Facebook. You bookmarked that for reading later or just left the blog… Continue reading Make Maximum Use of People’s Reactions
We now have filters and photo edit in Facebook. Will we in future be able to Photoshop things in-place on any website? The photoshop-rich editing is unlikely to get into Facebook short-term, but being able to do stuff on social networks that we now use dedicated desktop apps and dedicated web services for is the… Continue reading Software Blend
I often find myself in a tricky situation. Upon finding an interesting video, blog post or whatever, I’m presented with a ‘retweet’ or ‘mention on facebook’ buttons and realize that this post could only be interesting to the IT geeky people I know ;) and the rest just won’t get it and consider it a sort of spam (“I guess I’ll get Alex off my friends feed because he posts some weird updates every now and then…”). But I still want to share some fun piece of news or event that might be interesting to my school friends….