Upon the launch of say a new social media site - is it appropriate to do a big slide-down / lightbox to explain what the site is about - or to let users figure things out for themselves? Former: ...
Despite NNGroup's praise, I notice none of the big players (StackExchange, Facebook, Google, YouTube) use breadcrumbs. None of the big ecommerce players either. Why is this? Possible guesses: Users ...
I need to sort my content by recent and most popular. I see Reddit uses tabs, but unfortunately tabs won't fit into my layout. Would I be breaking any UX principles by using buttons? This question ...
Why do sites like StackExchange, Facebook and YouTube center their content and reduce its width? As opposed to sites like Reddit that go full width. Are they trying to spare the user from too much ...
The web app I'm working on (a social network) allows users to chat and send each other messages. This is not the main focus of the app, but it will be used quite a lot (these conversation need to be ...
I'm looking for some good examples of social networking based websites that have great designs: What to make the homepage Browsing users Showing profiles Searching for users or information Search ...