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Robert E. Kraut

Robert E. Kraut is Herbert A. Simon Professor of Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon University.

Titles by This Author

Evidence-Based Social Design

Online communities are among the most popular destinations on the Internet, but not all online communities are equally successful. For every flourishing Facebook, there is a moribund Friendster--not to mention the scores of smaller social networking sites that never attracted enough members to be viable. This book offers lessons from theory and empirical research in the social sciences that can help improve the design of online communities.