Weekly Digest: Articles that grabbed our attention in the past few days

Posted on: January 14th, 2014

Twitter tweaks Web design to match mobile

twitter.comTwitter said Monday that it is rolling out a new look for the Twitter.com Web site. The new design, which now comes with a white navigation bar, was inspired by the company’s iOS and Android applications.

50 Webpage Layouts for Showcasing Company Teams and Employees

02-demand-media-teams-employeesBuilding a personal connection with your audience is one small step towards a mutual trusting relationship. If you provide services through your company or design studio, a nice treat for visitors is finding a team page on your website. They get to know a bit about who runs the company and who else is working on projects.

Google Is Buying Connected Device Company Nest For $3.2B In Cash

google-nestIn the release, Google noted that Nest has been offering its best-selling thermostat since 2011 and recently began offering the Protect smoke alarm, which networks with its other devices.

Why We Still Need Web-safe Fonts

0397-03_special_characterWeb-safe fonts and CSS font stacks seem like outdated Web design practices, especially since @font-face has great support. Right now close to 90% of the Internet’s users use a browser that supports @font-face.

Editing Tips For Business Web Content

copyediting-screenshot-500px-optThe Web is awash in content. A recent Moz article reports that 92,000 new articles are posted online every day. Companies are spending billions on content marketing to enhance credibility, build brand awareness and, especially of late, improve SEO.

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