Facebook borrows some of Twitter's UI, but it's useless

Summary:Months ago, Twitter added a hover card functionality, that lets you hover your mouse over someone's name to get more information about them.I thought this feature was new, but TechCrunch wrote about it in April.

Months ago, Twitter added a hover card functionality, that lets you hover your mouse over someone's name to get more information about them.

I thought this feature was new, but TechCrunch wrote about it in April.

I think the real story here is that nobody really notices this because they don't spend more than a few milliseconds hovering over a person's name before they click it.

Have you ever noticed this?

Topics: Social Enterprise, Hardware

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Andrew Mager is a hacker advocate at Spotify in New York City. Before moving to NY, Andrew worked at SimpleGeo & Ning in San Francisco. Previously, he was an associate technical producer at CBS Interactive. Andrew studied print & electronic journalism at Virginia Tech, where he created a student-run online news publication called Planet B... Full Bio

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