SIGIA-L Mail Archives: RE: [Sigia-l] Your take on MySpace
RE: [Sigia-l] Your take on MySpace
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> [mailto:sigia-l-bounces_at_asis.org] On Behalf Of Listera
> Sent: 22 February 2006 05:15
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> Subject: Re: [Sigia-l] Your take on MySpace
> Alexander Rudloff:
> > Anyway.. Just my two and a half cents
> Well, to earn that 1/2 cent, you need to answer this: :-)
> > What it does offer, however, is critical mass and that
> cannot be understated.
> Just how did it get that critical mass of 50MM users?
> That happens very rarely.
> If it's a design/IA failure and yet has garnered Napster-like
> scale, what does it say about our profession?
This is going to sound pretty limp, but I think we have to be honest
about the fact that if "good design" was a prerequisite of success (at
least in the short term), things in our world would be rather different.
Instead, what we can offer is better design - would MySpace be even
bigger if it was "improved" by better design?
> Does it test well? :-)
Ooh, you cheeky chappie, you.
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