LinkedIn is one of the native apps I use the most. Lately, my experience on such product is enriched by a bunch of features that are extremely well designed
Problem: How to allow users to better share their
Solution: A new QR icon placed in the right place (the search field) allows the user to optimize the look-up experience with a strong connection with the offline experience.
The task is even more valuable due to the options it provides to the experience. You can easily share the QR code or save it and use it for other purposes (eg printing it on the business cards)
Instagram is pushing some new features on its own app. I’m feeling overwhelmed by them due to the core feature of IG, posting pictures!
At the moment on the
Instagram main screen we can find:
top toolbar with a mix of buttons to:
shoot a photo
browse the Videos
navigation bar to browse the stories
Still blurry to me the difference between the stories and the videos. Personally, I don’t use any of these features. I don’t think these are the core actions of the IG app
The bottom navigation toolbar with the main (?) feature of the app
Newsletter subscription process, how to hook the user without being pushy
If you really want to collect emails just find the right way to show the value of the newsletter subscription process:
what will change in my life by subscribing to your newsletter?
what will be the content I will receive?
are you gonna bombing me with commercial info that I will never even scan?
FYI: as soon as I’ve noticed the message I re-checked the subscription line (
Most of the time I notice a misuse of the
overlay widgets. Very often, they disturb the overall digital experience and they provide inconsistent content based on the actual context the user is facing.
How can we design the overlay widgets in a
I was positively impressed by the new
feature about the commute distance when you receive notifications about job profiles. LinkedIn
Product Design – When the overlay can boost the digital experience
What we can achieve by providing the right content on the go:
the user- workflow is unbroken
the content is shown in the right context
the overall experience is enriched by consistent sub-tasks
UX is not the most important part of a product
When designing, think about what the person is trying to accomplish. Don’t let the design get in the way.
what you are doing is part of a large
system put your focus on the
results, on what the user wants to achieve if the
experience you’ve designed is not perfect, well, who cares! The result matters! The user that is able to accomplish the task matters!
‘s video is here: Don Norman https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RlQEoJaLQRA