How to piss off your users and lose friends. A very interesting title to capture my attention.
Dale Carnegie could just turn in his grave.
Jokes aside. Here we are at the final presentation for the technical track. Kelly Choo start off with a video. A trailer for a movie titled how to lose friend and alienate people.
First he goes: Who is Kelly Choo? Teaching Assistant at NUS facebook development module. And he does go to the objective of his presentation. His insights into the whole facebook app thing! And to sidetrack a little, Kelly Choo is male if you yet to notice. He, not she.
Note this is a negative presentation!
Tip #1: Do not brother with a nice logo, app description or feeds, citing app fatigue.
Tip #2: Change the feature of the app silently and hopefully the users does not see it.
Tip #3: Customer service is not important as you can always attract more users to mindlessly add your app.
Here he show a script that automate the process of adding friends. Not recommended.
Tip #4: Put more ads into the canvas pages as you need to feed yourself and not starve.
Tip #5: Release a semi or non-working app and pretend it works
Tip #6: Do not bother about doing market research on exisiting App.
Tip #7: Force your users to spam their friends in order to use your app as this will help make them more popular.
Here he display the negative usage of a Nexus wheel.
Tip #8: Do no listne to what your user’s want in your app as they do not know what they are talking about.
Tip #9: Do not bother about security, there is nothing worth protecting anyway.
Tip #10: Utilize users’ sensitive information to sell them more stuff.
Here he again show a batch that OCR the email graphic that comes with each user profile.
And to end off his rather informal and entertaining presentation, he is showing the famous web2.0 bubble clip that can be easily found on youtube.
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