Andrew Chen has put together a blog on how to make your social product more successful with ‘feedback loops’.
“Social products share a common ancestry and set of problems.
It’s been a decade after Friendster popularized the notion of the social network, and we’ve seen hundreds of flavors of social products. Many of them are very different from each other, showing that success can come from many variations. I’ve come to believe there’s 3 main feedback loops that drive the success of these social product designs – here’s the trifecta:”