Etsy Announces Site-Building Tool ‘Pattern,’ Redesigned Landing Pages For Shops

Etsy made two major announcements on Tuesday aimed at improving the selling experience. These are a new paid site-building tool called Pattern and a new redesigned landing page for Etsy shops called Shop Home. Pattern appears to be Etsy’s answer…

Google Redesigns AdWords Interface

As more searches now take place on smartphones than on computers around the world, Google announced it is redesigning the user interface of its fifteen-year-old AdWords product to better reflect today’s multi-screen world. The changes are aimed at businesses of…

LinkedIn Mobile App Gets Major Overhaul

LinkedIn just launched an overhaul of its mobile app, which is navigable by five main sections: Your Feed (Home), Me, My Network, Messaging, and Search. “We’ve not only rebuilt the new Flagship app from scratch but we have taken everything…

Yahoo Search Gets Overhaul on Firefox

Yahoo announced that it’s giving Firefox users in the U.S. a new desktop search experience. This includes a redesigned header and more prominent image and video results. The design will be especially noticeable when users search for famous people and…

eBay Launches New Mobile Experience As ‘eBay 4.0’

eBay announced he launch of eBay 4.0, a major overhaul of its mobile experience on Android and iOS. It includes what the company refers to as a “more browsable” design and provides users with improved access to top deals, promotions,…

Google Gets New Logo, ‘Identity Family’

There’s a lot of change going on at Google. Last month, the company announced the creation of Alphabet, making Google just one company underneath the larger umbrella which also houses some of its more ambitious endeavors. But Google itself, which…

Marketing Tools Get Instagram Ads API Integration

In June, Instagram announced it would make advertising available through an Ads API and Facebook ad buying interfaces in the ensuing months, in an effort to open up ads to businesses of all sizes. It said it would open API…

Netflix Website Gets Big Redesign

Last month we heard that a Netflix web redesign was on the way. Today, Netflix officially announced it. Netflix last launched a redesign four years ago, and lot of people hated it. Eventually, they moved on. It will be interesting…

Flickr Just Got A Big Redesign. What Do You Think?

Flickr just unveiled a major overhaul of its upload, photostream, share and search experience across mobile and desktop. It comes with the company’s advanced image recognition technology. “This new set of tools and powerful search will make it easier to…

Twitter.com Is Now Useful to Those Who Don’t Use Twitter

If you don’t “use” Twitter (and by that I mean tweet, retweet, favorite, and follow people) or had no intention of signing up, visiting Twitter.com served no purpose. Until now. Twitter.com is now useful for people who don’t really want…

Getting To Know The New Twitter Search

Earlier this week, while searching on Twitter, I was presented with a revamped search interface, but only for a minute or two (luckily, it was long enough to get a couple screen grabs). Then it went away. Even while I…

Twitter Confirms It’s Messing With Its Search Experience

While covering Google’s closure of Google Moderator earlier, I searched Twitter on the desktop to see what people were saying about it (not much so far), and suddenly, just for a minute or two, Twitter was serving me a completely…

eBay Redesign Doesn’t Go Over Very Well

This week, eBay launched a redesign for its iPad app, and it doesn’t seem to be going over very well. The company appears to be trying to make its experience less like Amazon and more like Pinterest. The problem is…

LinkedIn Rolls Out Redesign Of Homepage

LinkedIn is rolling out a newly designed homepage. Browse through this slideshow to get a feel: The New LinkedIn Homepage from LinkedIn At the top, users will find a new dashboard with feedback on how they’re doing. It will show…

Google Maps App Gets Design Revamp

With the release of the latest version of Android, Lollipop, Google has been launching big updates for its major apps. In recent days, we’ve seen announcements about the new Google Calendar and the new Gmail. Google Maps is the latest…

Pinterest Gives Profiles An Update

Pinterest launched a new profile look for all users around the world. “The design, which was started by one of our engineering interns over the summer, draws on international feedback and gives a cleaner look that’s consistent across platforms,” a…

Report: Yahoo To Launch New Homepage Next Month

As you may know, Yahoo has been toying around with homepage redesigns again. It really hasn’t been all that long since the company launched a new look, but it apparently feels it’s time to start anew yet again. As reported…

Vine Adds Loop Counts, Redesigns Feeds

Twitter’s Vine announced that it is now showing loop counts on its iOS and Android apps, and on the web, to show how many times people have looped a video. The loop counts also appear on Vine embeds around the…

Netflix Gets A Site Redesign (Not Nearly As Drastic As The Last One)

If you visit the Netflix website today, you’ll probably notice that it looks quite a bit different. For one, they finally switched over to the new logo they’ve been using on some things lately. This includes a new favicon. Beyond…

Facebook Makes New Page Design Available To All

Earlier this year, Facebook announced a new look for Pages, which included a redesigned Timeline, new options for admin tools, and a new Pages to Watch feature. On Wednesday, the company said the updated design will be available worldwide to…