Designing for Social Sandboxes

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Published on December 17, 2008

Author: brianoberkirch



A discussion of social design examples and practices, presented at Do It With Drupal, New Orleans, December 2008.

Designing Social Sandboxes

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Can we mimic & extend our social interactions online?

You know, act naturally.

Available Social Dialtone

Object Centered Sociality User Generated Context Practices & Problems Why Dopplr Rules

Create social objects

Define the object. Name the verbs. Network the objects.

User Generated Context

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Profile Import

Friend Import

hCard + XFN

Activity Streams/Identity Consolidation


“The key lesson for me is that our members became very thoroughly obsessed with those numbers. Even though points on Consumating were redeemable for absolutely nothing, not even a gold star, our members had an unquenchable desire for them.”

Friend or Follow?

[this is good]

[this is not good]

Caveats: * Making explicit what was latent * Need to see the beautiful seams * Interconnection brings emergent, unexpected consequences * We donʼt know the privacy issues yet * Avoid the ʻset upʼ problem * Managing ongoing user expectations * Structure v. experimentation photo by Lane Hartwell

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