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The Internet's 10 'Ugliest' Websites
May 25th, 2016 by Fast Company on Digital Pivot
Craigslist is one of the ugliest websites on the Internet. The home page is an indistinct wall of links and text, the site is tough to navigate, the postings are cluttered, and the design has barely changed in the past 15 years. At a time when websites are competing to offer the best digital experiences, Craigslist is the pinnacle of user unfriendliness. And that's exactly...

Are Chatbots Really The Future Of Web Design?
May 2nd, 2016 by Fast Company on Digital Pivot
Adrian Zumbrunnen was terrified of what conversational interfaces meant for him as a UX designer. "The conversational interface is scary," he says. "Will I still have a place in this industry when pushing pixels around is no longer the thing that designers do?" So Zumbrunnen decided to confront his fear head on. He redesigned his personal website so that it ran off a Quartz-style chatbot.
Yelp Finally Shuts Down Yelper Rating Her Dates
February 10th, 2016 by Stuart Heater on Digital Pivot
We've all heard of Yelp, the popular review site for places like restaurants and nightclubs. What about reviewing your dates? What if the review you gave an establishment had nothing to do with how great the food was or how great the ambiance might have been, but instead how your date was? When I say “date,” I mean the person you are out with, not the experience.
Doing the Web Better: An Interview with Erin Commarato
January 21st, 2016 by Mike Bush on Flack Me
PR folks are doing the Internet wrong. So says Erin Commarato, Chief Creative Technologist at Theory Digital Group, a web design and development firm that aims to help PR people and firms be more effective online for their clients. I met Erin at a terrific PR Innovators MeetUp in NYC, and, to be fair, Erin didn’t exactly say PR folks are “doing it wrong.” She more intimated that there are things PR people can be doing better. The following is an e-mail exchange she and I had regarding how her company...
Hudson Bay Buys Very Cool Brand — Gilt
January 8th, 2016 by Cindy Wendland on Beneath the Brand
Hudson Bay, which owns Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Saks Off Fifth, just made a deal to acquire flash site Gilt. Gilt offers 70% off of designer brands and insider access. Hudson Bay made this move to compete with Nordstrom’s acquisition of Haute Look. Affluent Millennials are the people who primarily shop on Gilt. This is a good market segment to have. They have money...
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