Can second screen make it easier for users to act on issues that inspire them? (Illustration by Catherine Kasas)
In a slightly longer post than usual, we explore how second screen experiences might help people to act on issues and causes that inspire them (featuring special guest Lee Duddell of Newcastle online usability testing company WhatUsersDo)
At some point today, your TV will show you something that will make you cry, make you think, or make you angry.
Can second screen help you to do something about it?
The promise of second screen is that, if you’re interested in a programme, you can learn more and discuss issues in an environment that’s umbilically linked to the show. But once you’ve built that interest up, is it acceptable to just leave users to hack through the forest of Google links to find a way to speak out or get involved?