ThoughtStorms Wiki

Context : SocialNetworkingServices

Good article by DanahBoyd on why Friendster failed but MySpace succeeds :

Compare :

  • (WarpLink)WorseIsBetter (Portability of identity doesn't matter. Easy-to-use interfaces don't matter. Visual coherence doesn't matter. Simple navigation doesn't matter. Bugs don't matter. Fancy new technologies don't matter. Simple personalization doesn't matter ... Before you scream "but it does to me!" let me acknowledge that you're right. It does matter to you. The question is whether it matters to the masses. And it doesn't. Especially for teens. )