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Social Design Principles

Posted by Girish Krishnan on July 25, 2007

Here are some Insights into Designing a social Network

  • Aggregate displays are a primary element of social design.
  • Predicting what will happen in social influenced situations is impossible.
  • But Early arrivers have a surprisingly high influence on the followers.
  • Early leaders tend to stay in the lead simply because people see they are leading and are influenced by it.
  • Even A-Listers drop like a rock if they don’t continue to post and get linked to!
  • Much of the success in social systems is based on that most horrible of reasons…luck.

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