your.flowingdata Users: Help Wanted. Five minutes of your time

Posted to Site News  |  Nathan Yau

As many of you know, your.flowingdata, an application to help you collect data about yourself via Twitter, has been running for a while now. Some of you have been using it regularly; while others have stopped by every now and then. Whether you are frequent or infrequent user, we would like your help in understanding which visualization tools work best and to analyze your usage to help us improve the system.

Your participation in the study will only take about 5 minutes of your time. It will involve taking a brief survey to answer 8 questions.

If you are interested in participating, please click on the link below to log in to your.flowingdata and then click on the study invite link at top of the page to get started. Thank you for your interest!

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at [email protected]

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