Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. What Are Social Patterns?

    1. Chapter 1 Mommy, What’s a Social User Experience Pattern?

      1. A Little Social Backstory...
      2. What Do We Mean by Principle, Best Practice, and Patterns?
      3. So, That’s All the Little Parts: Now What?
      4. Further Reading
    2. Chapter 2 Social to the Core

      1. Social but Not Social Only
      2. Deliberately Leave Things Incomplete
      3. Palimpsest
      4. Talk Like a Person!
      5. Don’t Break Email!
      6. Be Open
      7. Learn from Games
      8. Cargo Cult Anti-Pattern
      9. Haight-Ashbury Anti-Pattern
      10. Lord of the Flies Anti-Pattern
      11. Respect the Ethical Dimension
      12. Further Reading
  2. I Am Somebody

    1. Chapter 3 You’re Invited!

      1. Engagement
      2. Sign-Up or Registration
      3. Sign In
      4. Two-Factor Authentication
      5. PIN
      6. Fingerprint/Bio
      7. Sign-In Continuity
      8. Sign Out
      9. Invitations
      10. Receive Invitation
      11. Send Invitation
      12. The Password Anti-Pattern
      13. Authorize
      14. Private Beta
      15. Welcome Area
      16. Reengagement
      17. Further Reading
    2. Chapter 4 Where’s the Rest of Me?

      1. Identity
      2. Profile
      3. Testimonials (or Personal Recommendations)
      4. Personal Dashboard
      5. Reflectors
      6. Identity Cards or Contact Cards
      7. Attribution
      8. Avatars
      9. Portable Identity
      10. Further Reading
    3. Chapter 5 Here We Are Now

      1. A Brief History of Online Presence
      2. The Future of Presence
      3. Buddy List
      4. Activity Streams
      5. Statuscasting
      6. Managing Incoming Updates
      7. Further Reading
    4. Chapter 6 Would You Buy a Used Car from This Person?

      1. Reputation Influences Behavior
      2. Competitive Spectrum
      3. Levels
      4. Named Levels
      5. Numbered Levels
      6. Labels
      7. Awards
      8. Collectible Achievements
      9. Peer-to-Peer Awards
      10. Rankings
      11. Points
      12. Leaderboard
      13. Top X
      14. Tools for Monitoring Reputation
      15. Friend Ranking
      16. For the Win
      17. Further Reading
  3. Objects of My Desire

    1. Chapter 7 Hunters Gather

      1. Collecting
      2. Saving
      3. Favorites
      4. Displaying
      5. Add/Subscribe
      6. Tagging
      7. Find with Tags
      8. Tag Cloud
      9. Further Reading
    2. Chapter 8 Share and Share Alike

      1. Tools to Enable Organic “Word of Mouth”
      2. Send/Share Icon
      3. Bookmarklet
      4. Private Sharing
      5. Send This
      6. Casual Privacy
      7. Ephemeral Sharing
      8. Give Gift
      9. Public Sharing
      10. Share This
      11. Reposting
      12. Social Bookmarking
      13. Uploading to the Cloud
      14. Embedding
      15. Passive Sharing
      16. Further Reading
    3. Chapter 9 The Global Soapbox

      1. Broadcasting
      2. Blogging
      3. Podcasting
      4. Video blogging
      5. Microblogging
      6. Publishing
      7. Virtual Magazine
      8. Timestamp
      9. Rights
      10. Terms of Service
      11. Licenses
      12. Further Reading
    4. Chapter 10 Long-Time Listener, First-Time Caller

      1. Soliciting Feedback
      2. Vote to Promote
      3. Thumbs Up/Down Ratings
      4. Ratings (Stars or 1–5)
      5. Multifaceted Ratings
      6. Comments
      7. Reviews
      8. Soliciting Feedback
      9. Further Reading
    5. Chapter 11 Watson, Come Quick!

      1. Synchronous versus Asynchronous Communication
      2. Sign In to Participate
      3. Meta-conversation
      4. Forum
      5. Public Conversation
      6. Private Conversation
      7. Group Conversation
      8. Arguments
      9. Response Notifications
      10. Further Reading
  4. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

    1. Chapter 12 Barnraising

      1. Collaboration
      2. Manage Project
      3. Voting
      4. Collaborative Editing
      5. Suggestions
      6. Edit This Page
      7. The Wiki Way
      8. Crowdsourcing
      9. Further Reading
    2. Chapter 13 Heard It Through the Grapevine

      1. Keeping Up
      2. Tuning In
      3. Following
      4. Filtering
      5. Recommendations
      6. Social Search
      7. Real-Time Search
      8. Conversational Search
      9. Pivoting
      10. Anticipatory Content
      11. Further Reading
    3. Chapter 14 One of Us, One of Us

      1. Relationships
      2. Find People
      3. Adding Friends
      4. Circles of Connections
      5. Publicize Relationships
      6. Unfriending
      7. The Ex-Boyfriend Anti-Pattern
      8. Groups
      9. What’s Age Got to Do with It?
      10. Dating and the One-on-One Connection
      11. Flirting
      12. Cybersex/Sexting
      13. Further Reading
    4. Chapter 15 Good Cop, Bad Cop

      1. Community Management
      2. Collective Governance
      3. Group Moderation
      4. Collaborative Filtering
      5. Report Abuse
      6. Further Reading
    5. Chapter 16 Where in the World?

      1. The Local Connection
      2. Being Local
      3. Face-to-Face Meeting
      4. Party
      5. Calendaring
      6. Reminding
      7. Geo-Tagging
      8. Geo-Mapping or Near Me Now
      9. Geo-Tracking or Where I’ve Been
      10. Neighborhood
      11. Further Reading
  5. But Wait...There’s More!

    1. Chapter 17 Corporations Are People, My Friend

      1. Consumer Enterprise Experiences
      2. Workers are Mobile
      3. Single Sign-On
      4. The Corporate Identity and Profile
      5. Contacts and Relationships
      6. What Is the Social Object?
      7. What Are the Jobs to be Done?
      8. The Status/Activity Stream
      9. Communicating Without Email
      10. Administration and Moderation
      11. Other Tools
      12. Further Reading
    2. Chapter 18 Designing Around Openness

      1. Play Well with Others
      2. Opening Out
      3. Open Standards (Semantics and Microformats)
      4. Opening In
      5. Hosted Modules
      6. Going Both Ways
      7. Open APIs
      8. Further Reading
    3. Chapter 19 Epilogue

      1. And In the End...
  1. Appendix About the Authors

  2. Appendix O’REILLY®: Designing Social Interfaces