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Determining the right model for your experience

Book Description

Inherent in creating a social layer into your experience is some form of relationships between people. There are different models, each of which create different kinds of social interactions and outcomes within an experience.

What you'll learn—and how you can apply it

This lesson reviews the different types of relationship models and shows you how to assess your specific goals to determine which model might be the right fit for your product or needs and what supporting tools are appropriate to create a rich relationship framework.


  • You want to create or enhance a product with a social layer.

This Lesson is taken from Designing Social Interfaces, 2nd Edition, by Erin Malone and Christian Crumlish.