Web 2.0 v Usability

Hype about Web 2.0 is making web firms neglect the basics of good design, web usability guru Jakob Nielsen has said. He warned that the rush to make webpages more dynamic often meant users were badly served. He said sites peppered with personalisation tools were in danger of resembling the “glossy but useless” sites at the height of the dotcom boom.

Read this item from the BBC and commentary from the Read/Write Web. Contribute your knowledge of usability-guru Jakob Nielson to the Whats New Media Wiki.

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