16 May 2010

EU - Conducting usability tests on social networking sites with young people

Ex-ante advertising for a negotiated procedure for a contract of a total value below €60.000. We look for a company to assist the Commission with carrying out usability tests with children between 13 and 17 years old on social networking sites. The purpose of this exercise is to test how young people find, use and understand safety features implemented by some of the social networking sites signatories to the "Safer Social Networking Principles for the EU". The contract is for work of minimum 80 days to be carried out over a period of a maximum of 4 months, with a maximum total value of 50.000 €. Deadline: 1 June 2010.