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If you use a gesture differently than most other apps, you'll have trouble with initial user uptake - they'll install your app, fail to use it (because they expect it to work like other things on the system), and a large percentage will drop it because they can't make it work instantly. These are learned behaviors, but they do NOT exist in a vacuum - if ...


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Both options are learned behaviors. I wouldn't think one is better than the other (perhaps A/B testing would give you valuable information?) but none that neither behavior will be immediately understood without teaching the user first.


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Instagram has solved this problem - press briefly to comment on the right; to share the second button pops up action - showing that there are other buttons - once presses the second and eventually will use swipe - they are more friendly to man than the long press - holding, I feel out of date You can find a compromise and use both options


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The normal User Experience convention would say that the long press is better because (almost) all the other messengers are using the same thing. But, I am always against the long press option, it holds the user for a few seconds for what he/she was trying to achieve. So, the deciding factor should be, If you do not want your users to waste your time (a ...


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I think long press better because other messengers such as WhatsApp, using long press action too and users know about long press when they using their phones.


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You can : Add a row for the page on the top, with the page title and creation time or whatever, then use long press to edit or delete like you do with the others rows , look at this data table Use an "edit" floating button that take you to a page or a dialog where you can find the delete option Don't follow the guidelines. Not even Google follow them all ...


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The cognitive load is not the issue here. The main issue is findability and learnability and amount of repetition. If the interaction is not familiar to user, it has to be learned and memorized. And if the target group is not mobile enthusiasts and designers / developers it will need to be learned. If there are good enough hints to let users find the ...


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The swipe left / right pattern is set by Todo list apps(e.g. Clear), email clients (Apple mail, mailbox), and other apps like Tinder. Is there is a standard, I'd say that swipe to left signifies destructive/negative behavior and swipe to right signifies a positive behavior. To keep such standard, swipe anywhere to dismiss a card breaks the pattern. ...



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