Why does Google keep making terrible updates to their mobile site? (not the app)

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  1. TH55, Jul 9, 2013
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    The latest is they no longer underline their search results. This makes it unnecessarily hard to see what you've selected. I hate you Google!
     
  2. JoshGlzBrk macrumors 6502a

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    Good thing you have this cool thing called a mouse pointer.
     
  3. Menel macrumors 603

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    IPhone related how?
     
  4. TH55 thread starter macrumors 68030

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    Their mobile site
     
  5. JoshGlzBrk macrumors 6502a

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    Ok, so you can't tell where you're putting your own finger?
     
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    Because otherwise clocks would go backwards. :rolleyes: :p
     
  8. Interstella5555 macrumors 603

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    Why do you keep making threads complaining about every app in existence?
     
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    And if all this stuff is terrible then why does the OP keep using that stuff? The definition of insanity is...
     
  11. TH55 thread starter macrumors 68030

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    Of course I can, it's that the underlining clearly separated it from the other text. And no, being larger and in a different color is not sufficient. It all runs together much more now. Whoever is in charge of design at Google should have been fired a long time ago. I've seen thousands of people complaining online about the changes they've made in the last few years.

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    This has nothing to do with the Google app which I don't even have. This is for the mobile site.

    And I complain only when the design flaw can't be ignored and interferes significantly with the functionality and or aesthetics of the software/website. This is especially annoying when it's a downgrade from a previously adequate design.

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    Obviously because it is still the best/only option, they just keep ruining it. These web sites have a monopoly on their functions, no other search engine comes close to Google. This should be obvious.

    Facebook is the only/most used social network of its kind. MySpace is all but unused.

    Words With Friends is by far the best/only Scrabble game everyone uses.
     
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  13. TH55 thread starter macrumors 68030

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    Whatever, I come here in hopes of finding some relief from my suffering at the hands of these evil corporations who obviously don't give a damn about the consumer.
     
  14. Interstella5555 macrumors 603

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    Yes, suffering, please tell us more about the terrible pain caused by these heartless corporations who:

    Poorly designed instagram
    Had the audacity to update WWF
    Dared to release SnapChat
    No blowing away users with iOS7 beta
    Not letting you join photostream
    Did...something with wikipedia
    Changed the layout of google image search
    Released a product that you didn't like as much as the last one
    Wikipedia again
    Something about AutoTrader
    Facebook shenanigans
    Placement of app buttons
    Ads in free apps
     
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    Superman: The Movie logic.:) If it's good enough for Superman, it's good enough for me
     
  16. TH55 thread starter macrumors 68030

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    Yeah those are all legitimate complaints. What's your point?
     
  17. roadbloc macrumors G3

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    They all look like dumb first world problems to me.
     
  18. TH55 thread starter macrumors 68030

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    Nope, annoying unnecessary changes that negatively impact the user experience
     
  19. roadbloc macrumors G3

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    If you're so bothered about it, do something about it and get senior positions in these heartless corps so you can make them less heartless with their lack of lines under search result text. Complaining about it here isn't going to do ****.
     
  20. TH55 thread starter macrumors 68030

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    Like I said, I come here in hopes of finding relief in others who share my frustration. More importantly I hope to discover info about these annoying changes and whether they will be permanent or are just temporary/trial.
     
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    It occurs to me that this is a really bad idea.
     
  22. TH55 thread starter macrumors 68030

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    Why? A lot of the time this has been helpful in answering questions.
     
  23. GermanyChris macrumors 601

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    did you read the posts in this thread?
     
  24. TH55 thread starter macrumors 68030

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    Yeah there are always going to be people who don't understand
     

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