On Rating Systems

Steven Frank on social rating systems:

So, it’s nearly pointless to have scales of 5 stars, 10 stars, or 100 stars, when all you really need is: “Liked it, Didn’t Like It, and Neutral”.

Or maybe even just go full-Siskel/Ebert, and offer users only two choices: thumbs up or thumbs down.

Sunday, 15 February 2009