Never forget that gestures are hidden controls and have to be memorized which needs tons of effort on your users’ end. If you’re Tinder, you might be able to teach the whole world what swiping right means?—?but only if it’s an essential ingredient of your app’s concept.

(via Misused mobile UX patterns — Medium)

Good reminders about the things we can take for granted that our users don’t know about the exciting design innovations like new icons, we make.

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