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Are there any usability studies around facebook like social user interfaces? Please share.

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Do you mean facebook-like or the "Like" feature on facebook? – Baa May 3 '11 at 13:55
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Here's a great article on usability principles for social media. It includes a number of examples from web 2.0 driven sites, and discusses their strengths and weaknesses.

Sorry if that is not exactly what you are looking for; the question is a bit vague.

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Maybe this helps: Designing Social Interfaces by Christian Crumlish and Erin Malone. I haven't read it, though. Looks like there are lot's of social media patterns published on the website and some discussions around it. But maybe you are interested in Facebook-only stuff.

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