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What makes the elevator experience so awkward? [closed]

Elevators are some of the most awkward antisocial experiences that we face almost everyday and no one seem to be doing anything about, while it could be revolutionized. The question is: What makes ...
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First Name & Last Name VS Given Name & Family Name

Why facebook and google use First Name & Last Name when some countries have family name first followed by their given name ? Why not just use Family Name and Given Name, and I think this is more ...
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Fullname vs username and how to ask for username after Social Login

I am building a mobile application where users can post/rate songs they like. I have three ways of registering: email+password, facebook login and google login. From my personal experience, some ...
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Why are European recycling codes so complicated? [closed]

Each time I recycle my garbage, I must wonder why are these European recycling symbols so complicated. For example this one: This symbol is really cryptic for me as a user. PP could stand for both "...
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Is it a good UX practice to have social sharing buttons on a mobile website?

I am recently working on the mobile version of a website and came across this link - https://www.zdnet.com/article/study-claims-99-percent-of-users-ignore-sharing-buttons-on-mobile/ I am still ...
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How to prevent from creating an obsolete account for a returning user

There is an application that for many users is a daily driver but just for a short period of time. Then they would probably uninstall it or change their phone before they need to use it again, and ...
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Can we use “Continue with Email” instead of signup/login?

I was working on a product and while making the signup/login buttons I thought of providing the Continue with email/social instead of login and signup buttons separately. Will it affect the cognitive ...
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Multiple groups or one group per category

I am building a social networking site that will allow users to add themselves in group. Now, I am in dilemma to allow users to create groups or not. Single group concept - StackExchange, Quora etc. ...
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Recommendations about avatars?

Do you have any recommendations about user avatars? What is the best approach for the users and for a social web platform? What I can think of: using random unique preselected images. using unique ...
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Common email pitfalls for social login integrations

We are planning to implement social logins on our site. (Potentially via a service like Janrain or Auth0.) For us the user's email is key, so we will implement only services that expose the user's ...
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Some stats about social networks used by iOS/Android users?

Are there some info and statistics about the social networks used by iOS / Androis users? If my app will be present in App Store and Google Play, I'd like to distinguish the login methods, the social ...
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Social box with icons: which text to add? (Follow, connect with us, official page…)

I don't know which text I should add on top of my social box (where there are icons to follow official page). I fear that the user might not know the text and the function of those icons.... Which ...
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Sticky header + sticky social bar (mobile) = too much that is sticky?

Is it too much have both a sticky header (at the top of the viewport) and a sticky social bar (on the bottom) on mobile devices??? A sticky header is important for the user, but a sticky social bar ...
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“Back to top” in sticky social bar (for mobile)?

i read more about "back to top" button and i understand that maybe i should to use it only for mobile (because for desktop is easy to got at top- start of the page with mouse, while with mobile is not ...
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How should a chronological activity feed behave?

I am developing an activity feed for a basic social app: you can follow people and people can follow you back. When you follow someone, content from that person will appear on the activity feed. I am ...
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Indicate that you cannot register with social media

Is there a good way to show that you cannot register with a social media account, only login if you already have connected it to your normal account? Screenshot of current design:
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What is the difference between 'ethical' and 'socially responsible' design

I have seen these terms used in the context of discussions about the responsibilities and obligations of designers to their own ethical and moral standards. I wonder if these terms are commonly used ...
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Is the purpose of a “UI” font like Roboto & Helvetica to be as invisible as possible?

In selecting UI fonts, it seems that fonts with the most readability, and the least "character" are always picked. Such a font allows the main content relating to the goals of the interface, be it ...
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Social sign up or a short field?

hi, I have a very simple form to get users signed up. My MD (not the brand stakeholder) wants to use social sign-in as he thinks it's easier. I feel that because this is a small form, users are more ...
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Using Social signup only for email verification

On our PAAS platform, users have to verify their email address through the email we send to them. We have noticed that we miss many leads as user enter their email address on our site but never click ...
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How to direct users to opt for a particular social sign-in?

Suppose I am having login form as : How can I direct users to opt in for Google sign-in preferably against Twitter like by doing: placing google option closer to login form making google option ...
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Android's Material Design with Social Apps

I am actually a developer, currently also designing android apps using: simple drawing board Balsamiq Mockups Justinmind Prototyping My question pertains to Google's Material Design and developing ...
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Is it really much helpful for users to provide them multiple options to sign-up or sign-in?

I had created account on a website some months ago and today to wanted to login again but I now I don't remember which method I had used first time to create account. If I would try the option which ...
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User notifications on a social network type site

I am trying to create a notification list for my website which is a small social network. The idea is that the notification list will list all new users who sign up who have similar interests as you, ...
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Karma Points vs Numeric Levels

I'm interested in creating a social network where users are rewarded for completing certain tasks. Obviously the concept in itself heavily favors that of gamification. I'm wavering between either ...
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Facebook LIKE vs SHARE button

This is maybe a question that has been asked a lot of times, but after searching I can't find the answer I'm looking for so I thought I'd ask :) I am setting up an eCommerce shop with different ...
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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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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 ...