- Local timeline is intimidating. Imagine getting a twitter firehose as your welcome page. Maybe ask before showing it.
- Remote follow is a new concept. For new sign ups, showing some sample users to follow might double as a tutorial.
- No concept of "instance" in top-of-mind when using mobile apps, only email/pwd.
- "How do I find my friends?" is a big one.
I wrote down some UX issues I had with Twitter here “The Love-Hate relationship called Twitter” @ysamjo https://medium.com/@ysamjo/the-love-hate-relationship-called-twitter-48ff52a21e4b
Interestingly, Mastodon solves most of them (by copying an earlier version of Twitter, maybe 2015).
480 can be very TLDR. What I really love is the CW option. I think what I would like to see is the Toot limited to 140, while the CW part could expand to 1000 or so.
Like I suggested last year: https://twitter.com/ysamjo/status/930051209767129088?s=19
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