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7 March, 2011

Rethinking User Created Content
Filed under: — Psychochild @ 1:20 AM

I haven’t exactly been a big supporter of User Created Content in the past, to put it mildly. In fact, you could say I’ve been downright hostile toward the idea. So while others have been embracing users and telling designers to “get over” ourselves, I was rolling my eyes and trying to improve in my design skills instead of waiting for players to replace my position.

But, along comes a new project I’m excited about. And, we’re talking about User Created Content. But, this time around, I’m warming to the idea. So, am I stupid or just a hypocrite? Well, after a bit of thought and self-justification, I don’t think it’s either. It turns out that I didn’t like User Created Content in the past mostly because of the context. Let’s take a look at it, shall we?
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