Pixel Envy

Written by Nick Heer.

Google is Making a Huge and Annoying Mistake

The “like” button was replaced with a Google+ button on Wil Wheaton’s YouTube pages:

You get people to enthusiastically use services by making them compelling and awesome and easy to use. You don’t get people to enthusiastically use your services by forcing them to. In fact, that’s probably a great way to ensure that a huge number of people who may have been interested in trying out your service never even look at it.