5 Lessons Learned in Creating Webmaker, a Mobile Content Publishing Platform

Recently, the Mozilla Foundation product development team set off to design a new, general purpose content publishing platform that could enable creativity among first-time smartphone owners. The intent was to create a simple, streamlined content creation platform for low cost-smartphones – something like the 2015 equivalent of the early web page creation software “FrontPage”- while taking into consideration the lower literacy levels of the target market. Here, product design was used as a research method and documented in Approaches to Local Content: Realising the Smartphone Opportunity. This contributed towards a greater understanding of the content creation opportunities in emerging markets, as well as the development of software to meet real user needs. Webmaker is the result—a tool tailored to empower ordinary mobile users as creators and content producers

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5 Lessons Learned in Creating Webmaker, a Mobile Content Publishing Platform