So your boss just came in with a new client project: he wants a never seen before social network. He has a revolutionary idea and you’re in charge with the hard work. Defining the idea, the target audience, making research, creating the brand and thinking the UX.
This is not one of those easy projects, so keep in mind that having a well-defined process is very important, and this should start with a series of thorough research. Even though some of the links below mind not sound like they’re in your field, you must understand how a social network works and enter in the right mindset.
We gathered some good links on articles, examples, tips & tricks regarding the topic, hoping they will come as a helping hand.
Articles and books:
Nir Eyal – Hooked – “A must read for everyone who cares about driving customer engagement.”
Examples & Inspiration:
Social Network UI/UX by Waseem Arshad (high-fidelity wireframes)
Facebook in material design by uixNinja (web and mobile)
Sisu – Talk Out Loud! by Oncel Cebeci (mobile only)
Freebies for overcoming the creative block:
If we’ve missed anything or have a suggestion leave a comment below!