History of major design changes across popular mobile apps

A group chat that tells the stories of design changes across the top apps.

The design changes in major apps such as Spotify, Instagram, Facebook, and more were told through a group chat. My friends and I unintentionally began sharing major changes we noticed on apps we used daily in 2018. As we set out on a journey to become Product Designers that summer, it connected us to our design brain and to each other.

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Welcome to 2018. A time where design went off the rails!

September 1st, 2018: Facebook Comment Upvoting

Giving the user the ability to give their input on the most “thoughtful” comments.

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