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The answer is a clear "Nes". So as all other answers show the diversity why or why not to use parallax scrolling, I want to add an interesting part i read in the book: "There's not an app for that" (Simon Robinson, Gary Marsden, Matt Jones). There is a discussion on how users perceive the content of current digital devices. Users tend to "touch" the ...


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I think there are a few possible benefits that are overlooked: Reduce how long the 'flow' feels and help with narrative and sequencing of content: Firstly, by giving the page depth it means that you appear to be covering more 'distance' down the page because you are passing multiple layers of an environment in one scroll. Think of the way old platform ...


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I agree, it is time for simple brainless usage of the parallax effect to die off. But as people are generally get used to scrolling it is time to use scrolling wisely making better user experience. This is still not well explored area. You can use scrolling speed for additional content differentiation. Slower speed will make more friction which is ...


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No if using parallax solves a design or user interface issue. It's no different than deciding whether you should stop using the color, blue, just because everyone else is using it. If you are using parallax just for the effect, and no other reason, then yes, for all the reasons DA01 mentions.


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I can see why parallax effects took off originally as a gimmicky creative technique, but now that the novelty has worn off, is it time for this effect to die off? Yes. OK, fine. "Yes" is probably not a worthy enough answer here. So, to elaborate, yes, I agree with you. As with any design technique, ideally it's being used to solve a communication ...



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