The main UX finding to those who produce written content is that users (mostly) don't read all those nicely crafted words.
Most times users are 'skimming' text. So text has to be written and formatted to be skimmed.
Just sharing my few cents’ worth.
I feel that user research roles can come in place to achieve 2 objectives, namely
To research on what types of content perform better on your website and why/how they are more popular with your readers
To research on ideas and map out a possible future road map for the team to follow
Hope this helps!
A really interesting question. I read it a few times and had a think, one area which I felt worth raising is the assumption in the question that screen time is bad.
The reason I phrase it that way is that whether or not screen time is bad, and what usage patterns are classified as addictive is highly subjective.
A few examples to illustrate my point. Some ...
Some device-/ software-related examples:
Light phone: a minimalistic phone
Ratio / Bllock Zero: an Android launcher that's supposed to distract users less
News Feed Eradicator for Facebook: a Chrome extension that
hides your Facebook news feed. Used this while writing my Master
thesis to avoid procrastinating and it really helped ;)
Not a scientific ...