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Is it really much helpful for users to provide them multiple options to sign-up or sign-in?

I had created account on a website some months ago and today to wanted to login again but I now I don't remember which method I had used first time to create account. If I would try the option ...
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User notifications on a social network type site

I am trying to create a notification list for my website which is a small social network. The idea is that the notification list will list all new users who sign up who have similar interests as you, ...
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Getting new and existing users to follow others - Best Practices? [closed]

I'm interested in finding out what the best practices are in terms of encouraging current and new users to follow other users (or areas of interest) on the platform. This would be on both Mobile and ...
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Karma Points vs Numeric Levels

I'm interested in creating a social network where users are rewarded for completing certain tasks. Obviously the concept in itself heavily favors that of gamification. I'm wavering between either ...
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Facebook LIKE vs SHARE button

This is maybe a question that has been asked a lot of times, but after searching I can't find the answer I'm looking for so I thought I'd ask :) I am setting up an eCommerce shop with different ...
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What is the typical size for user avatars on mobile devices?

I'm currently designing a social oriented app that has a feed. To the left of every message would be the avatar of the user. I know that it depends from project to project but nonetheless what seems ...
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What do you think of social streaming plug in?

One of my customer have a great social media presence. I am thinking of using a social stream plug in on their website. Every post (facebook, twitter, vimeo, instagram) will be display dynamically in ...
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Me too Button vs. Up-voting

I came across this new community UI component: http://community.lithium.com/t5/Lithium-s-View-blog/Me-Too-now-available-on-Lithosphere/ba-p/38854 I'm wondering if others in the UX community have seem ...
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Should I auto register users behind the scene when using social login button?

I am building a service where I am allowing users to login using social buttons (for example, Facebook connect buttons). When a new user clicks on this social login button, I have two options: Auto ...
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Social Widget Engagement Stats

I'm working on a redesign for an e-commerce company's blog. From the competitive audit I did, most prominent blogs and e-mags have social widgets rolling alongside the actual article, or share buttons ...
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Partitioning people to friends, friends of friends and “strangers”

My website uses facebook data and each two users can be direct friends, have mutual friends, or none. I am trying to find the best word for this last group. "Stranger" seems kind of unfriendly. I also ...
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Why do we need a friend/follower count?

I am working on a mobile app that will have a friends and follower feature. Should a user's profile page display how many friends they have and how many people are following them? What advantages ...
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Is requiring the user to social share your website in order to access your content a good practice or worth it?

Since the first time I've seen this Pay with a Tweet conecept I have this question in my mind. There are some examples like: Share this page to download/adquire your content/product Share your ...
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When is the right time to introduce discussion boards on a niche based social site?

When creating a community based social site, at what point should one introduce the feature of having discussion boards? So for example a popular niche site such as IMDB has dedicated discussion ...
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Should I use social logins for the design of an insurance (home) quote and buy site with self-serve?

I'm designing an insurance site. When users create a quote + select to save, they are asked to create an account. When users buy a policy, they have to create an account so they can manage their ...
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Is 'With your email' effective copy for a mix of social and local log in options?

We're designing an application that requires you to sign in before you can use it. Upon launch, you're presented with two options: Sign up Log in Selecting either will give you the option to use ...
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Asking for a username and password when a user signed-up with social login buttons

I have a social application that allows users to sign up with their social accounts. The problem is that when a user uses a social login button to sign up in my website, the only way to login next ...
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What is the best way to show the Facebook “Like” widget?

I am working on an e-commerce aggregator site. I need to place a Facebook like widget. Now, I am not sure what is the best way to get the user to like the Facebook page. What would be the best way to ...
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Pinterest: Can first time users understand “Repin” & “Like”? Why should'nt I simply “like” it as a behavioral attribute?

Similar to Twitter, where RT and Favorites are around - which in is an extension as in on Pinterest. But how often people to manage to understand stark differences on "Repin" and "Like" - If I repin ...