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mk  ·  3171 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How often do you visit hubski?

More than most. :)

I am aware that the 'popular' and 'unshared' alone are not cutting it discovery-wise. We are working on something that hopefully will be a bit more satisfying. Expect an update in the next couple of days.

syncretic  ·  3171 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    Expect an update in the next couple of days.

You're spoiling us, mk.

joelg236  ·  3171 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Ooooh, exciting. :)

I can't wait to see. Seriously, I haven't seen an update that I haven't loved. We don't thank you enough mk.

user-inactivated  ·  3171 days ago  ·  link  ·  

That's very cool. I'm not sure you're going to come up with anything better than just having new users follow those who are on the community page as top commenters/recently badged, etc. Works great.

mk  ·  3171 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Actually, what I'd like to address is the feeling of a hole in the middle between unshared posts and popular ones. I can appreciate that some people are browsers, and I think we could improve the breadth of posts that can be perused for new content or people to follow without watering down the overall experience.

We will see if I am right.

lelandbatey  ·  3171 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yeah, I know what you're talking about. Currently, once you have pretty defined what your info bubble looks like, it's hard to really break out of it :)

I'll state from the beginning that as a user, what I want in terms of discoverability is to see things that are popular (or seeing intermittent popularity) to other people, but that do not fit within my self-built echo chamber.

The way it is right now, if a post is good it will not stay in the unshared section for more than a few minutes. However, if it's not shared by someone with the followers to get it out there and exposed, it'll languish without any real exposure.

At least, that's the impression I get.