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What is the typical size for user avatars on mobile devices?

I'm currently designing a social oriented app that has a feed. To the left of every message would be the avatar of the user. I know that it depends from project to project but nonetheless what seems ...
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What do you think of social streaming plug in?

One of my customer have a great social media presence. I am thinking of using a social stream plug in on their website. Every post (facebook, twitter, vimeo, instagram) will be display dynamically in ...
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Me too Button vs. Up-voting

I came across this new community UI component: http://community.lithium.com/t5/Lithium-s-View-blog/Me-Too-now-available-on-Lithosphere/ba-p/38854 I'm wondering if others in the UX community have seem ...
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Should I auto register users behind the scene when using social login button?

I am building a service where I am allowing users to login using social buttons (for example, Facebook connect buttons). When a new user clicks on this social login button, I have two options: Auto ...
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Social Widget Engagement Stats

I'm working on a redesign for an e-commerce company's blog. From the competitive audit I did, most prominent blogs and e-mags have social widgets rolling alongside the actual article, or share buttons ...
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Partitioning people to friends, friends of friends and “strangers”

My website uses facebook data and each two users can be direct friends, have mutual friends, or none. I am trying to find the best word for this last group. "Stranger" seems kind of unfriendly. I also ...
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Why do we need a friend/follower count?

I am working on a mobile app that will have a friends and follower feature. Should a user's profile page display how many friends they have and how many people are following them? What advantages ...
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Is requiring the user to social share your website in order to access your content a good practice or worth it?

Since the first time I've seen this Pay with a Tweet conecept I have this question in my mind. There are some examples like: Share this page to download/adquire your content/product Share your ...
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When is the right time to introduce discussion boards on a niche based social site?

When creating a community based social site, at what point should one introduce the feature of having discussion boards? So for example a popular niche site such as IMDB has dedicated discussion ...
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Should I use social logins for the design of an insurance (home) quote and buy site with self-serve?

I'm designing an insurance site. When users create a quote + select to save, they are asked to create an account. When users buy a policy, they have to create an account so they can manage their ...
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Is 'With your email' effective copy for a mix of social and local log in options?

We're designing an application that requires you to sign in before you can use it. Upon launch, you're presented with two options: Sign up Log in Selecting either will give you the option to use ...
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Asking for a username and password when a user signed-up with social login buttons

I have a social application that allows users to sign up with their social accounts. The problem is that when a user uses a social login button to sign up in my website, the only way to login next ...
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What is the best way to show the Facebook “Like” widget?

I am working on an e-commerce aggregator site. I need to place a Facebook like widget. Now, I am not sure what is the best way to get the user to like the Facebook page. What would be the best way to ...
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Pinterest: Can first time users understand “Repin” & “Like”? Why should'nt I simply “like” it as a behavioral attribute?

Similar to Twitter, where RT and Favorites are around - which in is an extension as in on Pinterest. But how often people to manage to understand stark differences on "Repin" and "Like" - If I repin ...