There are gender wars, and then there are casualties. It wasn’t until 2011 that the behemoth toymaker LEGO acknowledged girls’ desire to build with bricks, even though the company had long before made a seemingly effortless pivot to co-branding, video games, and major motion pictures. So it’s little wonder that girls face all-too-real obstacles when […]Read more
Developing community while avoiding chaos.
Although the dynamic and database capabilities of web servers can encourage a sense of community, many approaches lead to abuse or misuse, including irrelevant and otherwise inappropriate content.
Draw on the unique knowledge and experience of your visitors in specific ways that serve to enhance your site’s content.
In order to avoid the pitfalls of some forms of interactivity, carefully plan for visitor-generated content, which can include community features and collecting opinions and evaluations.