Barry Frost

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Tagged #social

No Share Buttons on Mobile Sites (Except This One Weird Case)

Don’t include social share buttons in small-screen websites, unless the user just tapped through from a social network


Under 1KB each! Super Tiny Icons are miniscule SVG versions of your favourite website and app logos

I hadn’t read @brad_frost’s (cool name) article about thoughtless use of the word “just” before seeing @adactio’s tweet.

I’m sure I’ve used “just” in copy in that context before and I’ll strive to avoid doing so in future.

No Share Buttons on Mobile Sites

Don’t include social share buttons in small-screen websites, unless the user just tapped through from a social network.

Liked Paul Kirby (@paul1kirby) Paul Kirby (@paul1kirby)’s post on Twitter
The most amazing map about Europe? What % of 25-34 year olds live with their parents. By country @EU_Eurostat data


Look up personal and company information from domains and email addresses

Does Anyone Use Social Sharing Buttons on Mobile?


Mono Social Icons Font

Free social media and web services icon font

Spark Central

Social media (Twitter) customer support

GOV.UK social sharing buttons: the first 10 weeks

So far in this study, sharing buttons haven’t driven significant traffic. I’d argue that the clutter and page slowdown meant they had a negative effect


Team inbox and chat for dev teams - a bit like Campfire with social integration.


Social dating using Facebook to “vouch” for your friends

The Real Life Social Network v2

Slide deck by an ex-Google+ designer on the challenges of designing social networks that respect our individual groups of contacts with differing strengths of relationship and privacy needs.

Vector Social Media Icons

The Register comment guidelines 2010

Friendly, easy-to-understand guidelines for posting

Social media usage up 159% in the UK

…and now accounts for almost 23% of time spent on the internet in the UK

socialmod - social media moderation

Service to moderate user supplied text or photos from a community or social media site. Uses Mechanical Turk.

Social Media Icons — Paul Robert Lloyd

Lovetastic // gay love personals: smarter, funkier, and full of romance.

Great looking gay dating site. Developed in Rails by a Rails agency owner

Four crowdsourcing lessons from the Guardian’s (spectacular) expenses-scandal experiment

Plus background on the site itself: Guardian using Django and EC2 for the first time on a project.