Ugly Little Details

Good examples of bad UI

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June 26, 2012 at 10:11am
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Twitter — The error message when tweeting is displayed underneath the tweet modal overlay, forcing the user to close the tweet modal to dismiss the error message.

Twitter — The error message when tweeting is displayed underneath the tweet modal overlay, forcing the user to close the tweet modal to dismiss the error message.

May 10, 2012 at 2:14pm
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The Floppy Disk means Save, and 14 other old people Icons that don't make sense anymore →

May 9, 2012 at 12:40pm
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Github — Github’s new colorful news feed icons fight with user avatars for attention.

Github — Github’s new colorful news feed icons fight with user avatars for attention.

April 27, 2012 at 12:03pm
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GMail: designer arrogance and the cult of minimalism →

April 26, 2012 at 12:04pm
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Twitter — Twitter’s web client doesn’t display newlines while its iPhone client does.

Twitter — Twitter’s web client doesn’t display newlines while its iPhone client does.

April 23, 2012 at 12:02pm
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Chrome Web Store — Google’s official YouTube Chrome app has inconsistent branding with YouTube itself.

Chrome Web Store — Google’s official YouTube Chrome app has inconsistent branding with YouTube itself.

April 17, 2012 at 12:05pm
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Pandora — When hovering over the resize drag handle, the cursor changes to a hand instead of a standard resize cursor.

Pandora — When hovering over the resize drag handle, the cursor changes to a hand instead of a standard resize cursor.

April 16, 2012 at 12:02pm
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Gmail — When viewing an email, many of the icons’ actions are not obvious or intuitive, especially considering the similarity between the back icon and the reply icon.

Gmail — When viewing an email, many of the icons’ actions are not obvious or intuitive, especially considering the similarity between the back icon and the reply icon.

April 13, 2012 at 11:50am
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Google+ — The main scrollbar is disassociated with the content it scrolls.

Google+ — The main scrollbar is disassociated with the content it scrolls.

April 12, 2012 at 12:03pm
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Pandora — Pressing space bar pauses the player. Pressing space bar again pauses it again. (This has been fixed.)

Pandora — Pressing space bar pauses the player. Pressing space bar again pauses it again. (This has been fixed.)