This is an outrage! Titles in Cambria. Italics used other than for emphasis. Unaligned random corporate logos. Not using the whole space.
Honest to God, how can these people organise a massive online surveillance program, when they can’t even organise a fucking Powerpoint slide…
After signing up with Netflix, a prompt appeared that wanted me to allow my activity to be shared on Facebook. Like any normal person, I did not want this. I was trying to close the dialog, but it took me a few moments to realize that there was a close icon concealed over to the right hand side.
I like an acquaintance’s status. That doesn’t mean I want to send them a $100 gift card. Especially when it has nothing to do with the post.
There are many ways to immediately turn users away from a website, and increase the bounce rate. What LivingSocial does is an example of probably the biggest reason for this. There is no way to quit the dialog’s that appear on first visit without entering an email address. I don’t want an hourly newsletter, I just want to browse..