Let Your Users “Cheat” You

Photo Credits to Space Invaders and Gizmodo

Why It’s Not Only Fine But Important to Include Imperfections in Your Product — Especially if They Become User Exploits

What am I talking about? I’m talking about designing and including a loophole purposefully into your product. A mistake. A Vulnerability. Whatever you want to call it. As long as it’s not something that poses a security risk or is too big in scale, I want it to be included in the product. Something that lets users feel like they’ve discovered a product hack, would ordinarily be thought of as an edge case — but can catch fire and ramp up engagement dramatically.

Let me give a shameless example. Continue reading “Let Your Users “Cheat” You”