Social Media Links and Feeds as a Design Standard

Based on an non-scientific survey of contemporary websites as well as experience with site design and traffic generation, I have recommended that Twitter and Facebook feeds be included on homepages as a design standard This seems to be a conventional Continue reading Social Media Links and Feeds as a Design Standard


RSS Feed Icon: a New User Design Standard

User design standards, or rules that designers follow to enhance the user experience, develop over time as the web is constantly changing and developing around us. As the new web continues to offer new social capabilities, many web users choose Continue reading RSS Feed Icon: a New User Design Standard


Keeping Content Relevant for Social Media Users

A source for government web designers, usability.gov focuses on how to make Web sites more accessible and useful. But as we learned in ICM 512 (User-Centered Design), there is no mention anywhere on the site of social media. One guideline Continue reading Keeping Content Relevant for Social Media Users


Developing Standards for Mobile Devices

From what I have learned so far in ICM 512, a developed standard for how mobile/handheld devices has not been fully realized. However, the fact is, more and more users are relying on mobile devices to access information on the Continue reading Developing Standards for Mobile Devices


Social media links: A New Design Standard

Before this course, I hadn’t a clue that web sites had rules of acceptance. It never dawned upon me that in order to make a great website then you should follow a set of standards to design a website so Continue reading Social media links: A New Design Standard