I am investigating the possibility of using suggested user ID's for a
My gut feel says that users would still opt for creating their own user
ID's even if it takes them quite some time to find one that is
available. I also feel it will be easier for the user to remember his
User ID if he creates it himself.
So far I've found the following suggested User ID variations:
- The user is given x number of suggestions based on the User ID he
asked for, the variations consisting of numbers that are attached to the
end of the requested User ID
- The user is asked to name 3 favourite things, for example sport,
animal, color and then x number of suggested User ID's are presented to
the user for choosing.
- The user is presented with x number of suggested user ID's that are
generated by the system using two adjectives and a noun from a large
Does anyone know of any reports or studies that have been done on this?
Any help you could forward on will be much appreciated
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