3.Users’ Curated Lists


Users’ Curated Lists

Feeding the algorithm

3. Users’ Curated Lists

By encouraging users to go trough lists of items and judging them a model of the users’ preferences can be quickly formed.

What can designers do with this pattern?

Source: appcoda.com


Tinder uses swiping left or right as curating mechanism.

Input or output?


How do users control the algorithm?

Users remove inappropriate recommendations from the list and as such train the algorithm in their preferences.

How do users understand the control?

Users may be aware of the recomondation training, but their main concern is the curation itself (e.g. finding a partner)

Related Patterns

Related algoritmic affordance pattern in this library are listed below.