The Yo! Mobile Application – Is It A Summer Fad, Or Does It Have An Actual Future?

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People often say that there’s an app for everything - and Yo! could be the very proof of that statement. Its single function is to allow users to send ‘Yo’ in the form of a simple text message. Yes, that’s it. It does nothing else. Indeed we have already said that one of the cardinal usability rules for mobile sites and apps is to keep it simple. We have also said that … [Read more...]

6 Social UX Guidelines For Enhancing The Social Activity On Your Site

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Social UX is the integration of social media and user experience. Many website owners underestimate the benefits that implementing a social UX strategy can bring to their website. In addition, there are many websites out there which implement a poor user experience strategy just because they copied their competition. This ultimately results in a decrease of the website's social … [Read more...]

User Experience LinkedIn Groups For UX Enthusiasts

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At one point or another, we’ve all been overwhelmed by the numerous amounts of resources circulating throughout LinkedIn. Recommended news for you based on your interests, hundreds upon hundreds of discussions (some of which are annoyingly ‘fluff’ material), non-stop updates shared by your connections – identifying your interests to sift material seems like a waste and all can … [Read more...]

Is Facebook Suffering Because Of Usability Issues?

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Here’s a scenario for you to ponder. About 6 years, the groundbreaking social media site MySpace was on top of the world. MySpace enjoyed unprecedented success as an online social networking company largely because there wasn’t any real competition. MySpace might have looked like a cluttered mess of ads slapped onto a hastily designed interface, but that didn’t really stop the … [Read more...]