study shows people ignore generic photos

Most people can agree that run-of-the-mill stock photos can be boring and not generate any communications nor add interest. a new study by Jakob Nielsen, a web consultant and author finds that not only do they not elicit a responce or add anything but people actually ignore them. with eye-tracking software researchers can see where people are looking or not looking.

see the New York Times for the full article.


One Response to “study shows people ignore generic photos”

  1. marywehrhahn Says:

    That may be truer now more than ever before. It seems anyone with a digital camera is selling stock photos but the old saying holds true – “You get what you pay for”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s