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The Digital Problem

Boring Talking Heads

SOMETHING WE TEACH in Tipperary Institute is that talking head videos don't work well on websites. As Jakob Nielsen explains, eyetracking data show that users are easily distracted when watching video on websites, especially when the video shows a talking head and is optimized for broadcast rather than online viewing.

Jakob Nielsen -- "Talking Head Video is Boring Online" on Alertbox.