Author: intrigeri Date: To: Public mailing list about the Tails project Subject: Re: [Tails-project] [Tails-ux] Success metrics for Additional
Software (#15979) and VeraCrypt integration (#15976)
sajolida: > This lead me to reflect on how we promote changes and new features to
> our users.
> I came to believe that an important part of our old user base has a hard
> time learning about the new things in Tails. When interviewing Tails
> users or talking to security trainers, I often realize that they are not
> up-to-date with the changes in Tails even many months afterwards.
This matches my experience when talking with these groups.
E.g. I've heard trainers request features that we had released
N months before.
> I think we could get more impact from all the great work that we do in
> Tails by communicating more about it and letting infrequent or older
> users know what's new. > The first ideas that came to my mind to improve on this are: > - A "Learn what's new" when doing an upgrade. We would know which
> version the user is upgrading from and could customize the message. > - A "Did you know" message on /home about the changes we did in the past
> year or so.
This, and perhaps:
- communicating about WIP *upcoming* improvements on Twitter, to get
folks excited and eager to discover & test them (I don't know if it
works but I see other projects do that)
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