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How to handle a UX issue that cannot currently be fixed (deleting Facebook posts on a 3rd party site)?

Be transparent with your users. I would include a message that communicates two things: The application did its job successfully Facebook imposes this "inconvenient" requirement Perhaps ...
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Only providing social logins

I'm not sure about data on desktop design, but I can say that for mobile devices, people will often use the social media login option when it is presented. This article about mobile interaction and ...
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Only providing social logins

For your specific question on which social logins to use, it depends on your users/market. However, Facebook is by far and away the most important one, followed by Google. Then a mix of Twitter, ...
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Why Instagram doesn't allow hyperlinks?

On Instagram, posting clickable links on comments are not enabled, The move was taken to crack down on people excessively using self-promotional links in the comments to the extent of spammng.. ...
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social sharing ui/ux on mobile. actionable text + icons or icons only

Your decision should also be informed other factors: how much you desire to encourage that behavior how dense/sparse the information on screen already is how many social networks you plan to provide ...
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Why does LinkedIn switch to an unspecific number after 500+ connections?

It has two goals/benefits; it clearly separates those who have reached 500 from everyone who has not, and makes sure the quality of connections stays high. It's a mixture of prestige (you have a well ...
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Where to land after the onboarding process?

Do it the linked in way. Have a progress bar, showing how much their profile is complete. Gamify it or provide rewards (if possible) as and when users complete their profiles. So, you could have the ...
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Comment vs Reply in a social feed

There is no "ideal phrase" for "it". They are both different terms that mean different things. Comment a note explaining, illustrating, or criticizing the meaning of a writing ...
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What is the best way to show a user that a social media account is linked?

I'd suggest to remove the Connect button like above and change it to an unlink button. Show them the linked account id and provide an Unlink button next to it. In case you don't have an unlink option ...
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'View previous replies' on Instagram and LinkedIn... but why?

It probably means that they want to encourage novelty over discussion. See this other question for some more general discussion on comment-order Display comments order - best practice.
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Why does LinkedIn switch to an unspecific number after 500+ connections?

Actually they used to show the exact number; however this resulted in people comparing (and really, competing) their profiles solely based on this number, no matter what those connections were really ...
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Share buttons on mobile app

I have some experience with this; what it's told me is that how you label, size and position of your share icon are vastly more important than which icon you use. Many people don't really have that ...
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If your app requires an email address to register, but you also allow registration via FB, what if FB doesn't return an email?

I would simply ask the users. Once you discover that their email address is missing, show a message like this upon their login: Please, complete your profile information by providing your email ...
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Should I notify the user that the thread owner deleted their post?

Even it's a matter of choice as you explicitly told by, "I know that comments should be deleted silently" I don't see any benefit here by not notifying user that his/her comments or posts deleted ...
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User signs up using their Facebook account logs and then logs in with their (same email) Google account. Now what?

I think the best solution would be that every account is associated to the email. Once they log in with one social then it's linked. So let's say I have google and facebook, I connect google and then ...
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Should I include the @ symbol with the username when the social icon is shown as well?

Necessary? - I don't think it's necessary to put it, but the reason many people add a "@" tag before their username is that while the "@" tag refers to a person/organization, most ...
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Sharing a link in iOS: where to place an action button if not in a bar?

You can add an "Action" image in the table view cell. That can make users understand that will be a Share Extension. This is an example from Reeder.
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Why did (ecommerce) registration rate go down at checkout when we tested social login buttons?

It's taken me a while, but I've considered all the info you've provided and have a possible answer for you. First I want to summarise my understanding of what you've done, just to make sure we're on ...
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Only providing social logins

If you wish me to log into your site from work, you need to provide a way for me to do it without risking my Google or Facebook password. I may not trust my employer to not be spying on me. ...
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Are breadcrumbs still in?

As with so many things in UX, the answer is "it depends." I just concluded some user testing on a very complex site for a large gloabal enterprise. We tested it with twelve participants representative ...
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Order of login and registration methods: should the social media login and registration be above or below?

The solution can be catered in a slightly different way to solve such issues. A simple layout like this would solve quite some issues. Mobile designs require careful usage of space. Illustrative ...
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Should social media be embedded on a website on mobile?

Give only the minimum they have to see on mobile. The more content, the more user frustration. Leave out this Instagram feed for your mobile site. Keep things super clean and simple, so humans will ...
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Delayed Concurrency on Social Media sites?

This is called an optimistic UI. There seems to be lots of info on it if you know what to search for - this page gives a good explanation, including options for how to handle errors if they happen.
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Share buttons on mobile app

We've had very poor response to the multiple sharing links on desktop sites. Less than a quarter of one percent of visitors to the page clicked on any of the share links. Our sites will probably ...
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If your app requires an email address to register, but you also allow registration via FB, what if FB doesn't return an email?

Can you not check on the fly when they are registering? When people are registering using fb, your db gets all the fields name, email id etc. Put a logic if DB is not getting email id, show rest of ...
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What should be the flow if user used social log-in at first then tried to login via email after?

If the person is trying to login from a different device you won't be able to tell him he already signed in via social-login. What you can do though, is remind him that he might have used social-...
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Is it a good idea to use fb.me over facebook.com in advertising material?

Interesting question, a couple of points: For example, are users likely to be more suspicious of typing in the unfamiliar fb.me link as opposed to a facebook.com one? This is definitely possible, ...
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'View previous replies' on Instagram and LinkedIn... but why?

You'd have to ask them. They might not know either. Corporate Inertia may well mean that whoever did decide to do it this way has long since left the company. And no one has questioned it since...
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Position/Style for Social media Share button

1. Put the social icons underneath the post. People are probably less likely to recommend the post before reading it. Make sure that it's clear that the social icons are related to the post (if there ...
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Position/Style for Social media Share button

All the text related styling has to be definitely taken care of. Try to find out different typography styles that best suit your content. If you intend to make your user share his article, you can ...
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