30-05-2011 mag 4 / popular /

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The participatory interface

Abstract:
In this article I will explore the role of the interface as an artifact and how this invites users to (take) certain actions of participation within an online community. As a case I will use the discussion-board of the social network site Last.fm. On this board there’s a lot of room for users of the site to share their ideas for the website on different levels. By using this community forum and ...