If you are a member of a social networking service, it’s natural that you want to put the HTML code in your sidebar that shows off the faces or avatars of your buddies. After all, that’s what these social networking sites are all about. Your face on their blog and their face on your blog.
Is it? What good it is? How does it help your blog?
As part of this going series on WTF Blog Design Clutter, let’s look at the visual social clutter that clogs our blogs.
If your blog is a social blog, and the pictures of the folks participating on your blog might be helpful. People like seeing their faces or avatars on other blogs. Besides, it should be good link juice, right?
Maybe. [Read more…]