Reddit has announced a slight tweak in its UI, which can see the removing of separate feed tabs alongside the highest of the primary show in favor of a brand new drop-down menu to entry your ‘Dwelling’, ‘Widespread’ and ‘Information’ feeds.
As you may see on this instance, you’ll now have a separate menu to change to every feed sort.
For context, that is the present Reddit tab show:
As defined by Reddit:
“On the Reddit app, the Dwelling, Widespread, and Information (iOS solely) feeds will transfer from the highest of your app display right into a drop-down menu. To change feeds you may both swipe between them (which is the first means most redditors change between feeds as we speak) or just faucet on the drop-down menu and choose your required feed.”
So, given that almost all Redditors already swipe throughout to change feeds, which remains to be out there as an choice, this, functionally, gained’t change a lot, but it surely does make the app just a little cleaner, with fewer choices competing for consideration on the primary display.
The change is a part of a broader re-think at Reddit as to the way it can simplify and enhance the consumer expertise, which may even see it exploring updates in these areas:
- Feed Structure – Enhancing the best way that you simply work together with and change between numerous feeds on Reddit
- Feed Enlargement – Offering extra particular feeds to have interaction with (suppose Gaming, Sports activities, Politics, Magnificence, and so on.)
- Feed Efficiency – Gotta go quick. And likewise seamlessly. And likewise with high-quality that’s easy like buttah
Actually, I don’t know why platforms really feel the necessity to use cool lingo of their bulletins, however sure, ‘easy like buttah’ in all probability greatest sums up the goal of this new growth push on the app.
Matter-based feeds may be fascinating, and will additionally assist Reddit refine its advert concentrating on to particular audiences, if customers align with that method. However proper now, it’s all theoretical, with the one change being a minor tweak in the primary UI.
But it surely looks as if an excellent one? Once more, it appears cleaner, and the main target right here appears to be proper.
Hopefully, these extra modifications will additional refine Reddit’s imaginative and prescient.
You possibly can learn extra about Reddit’s newest UI replace here.