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What Do You Find Creepy?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  September 30, 2010

My last post got several interesting comments, which got got me thinking about what is creepy, and what to do about it. The uncomfortable feelings that some social software implementations create can be a major inhibitor of adoption, so understanding what My colleague Nick Jones offered a potential algorithm for determining levels of creepiness, but […]

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It Might Be Creepy, but Is It Evil?

by Jeffrey Mann  |  September 26, 2010

I’ve been thinking about “creepiness” over the last couple weeks. I’ve been finding the concept come up more and more as I speak with end users and vendors about social software, because it is becoming a real barrier to adoption as end users react with sometimes unexpected revulsion at what seems normal or trivial to […]

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