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Why do people hate redesigns?

uxdesign.cc

Users are resistant to change

Twitter recently rolled out a new redesign and was met with backlash from most users.

This is because users automatically navigate interfaces that are used for a long time. In a way, navigation is similar to a routine, a habit, and when the interface design changes, the use...

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Familiarity bias is another reason people dislike redesigns. It refers to a mental phenomenon where people opt for the more familiar options, even though these often result in less favorable outcomes than available alternatives.

The Endowment Effect could a...

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  • Allowing people to opt-in to changes when the redesigned version is introduced. This gives users a feeling of control and can make them more amendable towards the changes even if they don’t opt-in. 
  • Radical redesigns should be avoided whenever possible. Make small 

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