Tag Archives: users

How Nostalgia in Web Design Captivates Users (with examples)

Nostalgia makes users feel warm inside. Suzanne Scacca explains the user psychology behind this, and how we can utilize the effects of nostalgia in web design on users for higher conversions and engagement (with examples). ——— Right now, more than ever before, we’re seeing all sorts of nostalgic throwbacks causing us to reminisce about the good ol’ days! We’re seeing… Read More »

OnePlus 5 Users Complain of Push Notifications Advertising the OnePlus 5

Ever since the OnePlus 5 has been launched, the company has been rolling out hotfixes and updates fixing initial bugs. Now, OnePlus 5 users are complaining about unwanted push notifications, the latest one being about an online survey that potentially could get them a OnePlus 5 – this time for free. The notifications are apparently being pushed by OnePlus to many OnePlus… Read More »

OnePlus 5 Doesn’t Adjust Stereo Audio Recording Channels, Users Report

OnePlus 5 issues have been cropping up one after the other ever since it launched two weeks ago. The smartphone was reported to experience Wi-Fi connectivity issues, and was later even described to have a ‘jelly scrolling effect’ while browsing the Web and the Twitter app. While OnePlus was quick to respond to the Wi-Fi issue with a fix, the jelly effect… Read More »

Facebook hits two billion users

More than a quarter of the world’s population now uses Facebook every month, the social network says. “As of this morning, the Facebook community is now officially two billion people,” founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg posted. The milestone comes just 13 years after the network was founded by Mr Zuckerberg when he was at Harvard. He famously… Read More »

Instagram Stories Now up to 250 Million Daily Users, Increasing Pressure on Snap Inc.

Facebook’s assault on Snapchat continues. This week, Facebook has announced that Instagram Stories is now being used by more than 250 million people every day, far eclipsing Snapchat, which has 166 million total users. The data also indicates that the Stories format is growing in popularity on Instagram – as noted by TechCrunch, Stories’ growth rate is actually picking up… Read More »

Instagram rolls out Archive feature for iOS, Android users

The popular image-sharing platform Instagram has launched a new feature called Archive for iOS and Android users. The feature enables you to move posts – those you have previously shared with followers – into a space that is visible only to you. It was reported last month that Instagram was testing the Archive feature. To archive a post… Read More »

Apple piles on the apps for the iPhone – and users say, ‘Enough’

As Apple prepares to show off new features for the iPhone and other devices at its developer conference on Monday, the company is grappling with an uncomfortable issue: Many of its existing features are already too complicated for many users to figure out. At last year’s conference, for example, Apple’s top software executive, Craig Federighi, demonstrated how users… Read More »

Android O Users Will Be Able Pause and Resume System Updates

It seems like folks at Google have finally provided a solution for a long-standing issue with the platform as the search giant has now added the option to pause system updates with Android O’s second developer preview. This means that if you have to download an extremely large update and head out of your home, meaning away from… Read More »

WannaCry Attacks: Microsoft Criticised for Not Offering Free Patches to ‘Unsupported’ Windows XP Users Earlier

American software giant Microsoft held back from distributing a free security update that could have protected computers from the WannaCry global cyber attack, the Financial Times reported Thursday. In mid-march, Microsoft distributed a security update after it detected the security flaw in its XP operating system that enabled the so-called WannaCry ransomware to infiltrate and freeze computers last… Read More »

Twitter Now Offers Users Granular Control Over Their Data

Twitter on Wednesday updated its privacy policy, and also introduced new tools for users giving them granular on how their data is used. The new Privacy Policy and data controls will be rolling out in the coming days, according to Twitter. Additionally, Twitter has started offering tips and responding to queries through direct messages with @support chat bot.… Read More »