Content sharing and Share buttons - good and bad examples?

5 Aug 2012 - 12:47am
3 years ago
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Hi All,

I am looking for good and bad examples of how sites encourage users to share content whether that be by email or share buttons or other means.  I notice some sites are including a lot of buttons which I think negatively impacts the user experience for the sake of SEO.  Do you know of any bad examples or really good examples?  

Apologies if this has been discussed already but I couldnt find anything using the Search.

Tania Lang
Peak Usability


9 Aug 2012 - 2:41am
Yohan Creemers

Hi Tania,

There are two excellent books on this topic:

  • Designing for the Social Web
    by Joshua Porter
  • Designing Social Interfaces: Principles, Patterns, and Practices for Improving the User Experience
    by Christian Crumlish & Erin Malone

Ylab, designers for interaction

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