For more than a decade, policymakers, data protection authorities and industry representatives have debated how best to provide transparency and control around technologies like 'cookies'. The ability for people to understand these technologies and make meaningful choices is crucial.
At Facebook, we're exploring new and innovative solutions to these problems. We're hosting a series of creative workshops – called Design Jams – to develop new design patterns and user experiences that give people control around data.
The sessions bring together diverse experts, from regulators to behavioural scientists, to learn about design thinking – the methods used by designers to make technology usable and our lives simpler.
Design Jams are action-packed, high-energy days in which participants go from brainstorms to producing real digital prototypes that focus on improving transparency and trust online.
This design-centered approach starts by building solutions that work for the people they are trying to serve. It could mean new user interfaces or user experience templates. The best designs start with an understanding of people: in the case of data, how they prefer to understand and interact with it.
So far, we’ve held Design Jams in Berlin, Paris, Brussels, São Paulo, Hong Kong, London and Dublin and the results have been exciting – check out the videos.
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