Based on 15 years of research, the INUSE research group at Aalto University created this “Co-design journey planner” that helps identify the most suitable research methods based on range of project variables:
The problem is not finding just any approach, but sorting out […]
Social media and usability are words rarely expressed in one sentence. Publishing in social media means adherence to a strict corset: the services limit the length of texts, unify the appearance of messages and profiles, and define the interactions enabled around them.
If usability in only seen as a question of easy-to-use and smooth interfaces, the means to make an impact are indeed limited. But considering technical usability along with context of use and individual worth for the user, communication professionals can largely improve the usability of their organisations' social media channels.
Personal privacy in the networked age is limited by three dimensions of “veillance.” They shape people’s behavior and their anxieties about the future of privacy. At Harvard University’s symposium “Privacy in a Networked World,” Lee Rainie will present the latest survey […]
Commercial tracking of web users is a massive problem. Even more so, when people browse seemingly trustworthy websites (as the government’s official sites, in this case) and those leak personal information – here potentially revealing something about that user’s health or health […]
A spot-on example of scenarios not taken into account in design inadvertently turning something intended to be “joyful” into something “awful”: Eric Meyer really did not want to be reminded of his past year, but still faced Facebook pushing his terrible year's content […]