That’s not all these apps do, but it’s one benefit of using them, and it indicates how pathetic much of our web design is when our visitors increasingly turn to third party applications simply to read our sites’ content. It also suggests that those who don’t design for readers might soon not be designing for anyone.
– Jeffrey Zeldman “Web Design Manifesto 2012”
I love nothing more than flipping through FlipBoard and Zite on my iPad these days, and I’m finding finding I save more and more content to Pocket to easily read at a later time.
SEO is changing… first Google is moving away from SEO, and now Bing is following along… it’s now about semantics, users and social interaction.
“This doesn’t mean that social alone has the power to guarantee you rankings, but when unique content, a good user experience (UX) and social come together, the net result can lead to favorable rankings.”