Apr 18 2017

When Users Don’t Interact with Interactive Maps

published by Jonathan Crowe
in blog The Map Room
original entryWhen Users Don’t Interact with Interactive Maps

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Brian Timoney responds to the argument that few users actually interact with interactive infographics with some thoughts on how that might apply to online maps, with their sometimes-complicated, GIS-derived user interfaces. His suggestions? Static maps, small multiples, animated GIFs, text-based search—simpler, more user-friendly, more familiar UIs and ways to present mapped data.