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I find Snapchat to be a confusing and complex app. It’s very hard to figure out how to do what you want unless someone shows you. The UI doesn’t have any discoverability. Many actions are hidden behind non-obvious gestures. Lake many apps nowadays, it gives the illusion of simplicity by just not having adequate UI.

On a related note, I absolutely hate how most mobile and many web and desktop-based apps nowadays don’t have tooltips, so I can’t figure out what some inscrutable icon/button is supposed to do by hovering my mouse on it or long pressing my finger on it. This used to be table stakes.






Yeah, I also find most modern "simple" apps and sites really confusing. Especially if they're social. Even Twitter's confusing as hell, despite doing very little. I bounced off Facebook in about a week back in 2011 or so, and never returned, because I couldn't figure out where anything was or where anything went, and it was less confusing back then from what I can tell.



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