I haven’t tried the beta app, but from what I have seen online, there are several UX issues. You already mention you spend more taps to get to where you want to go. It already took a lot of clicks to get home etc. in the original app.

When it comes to contrast and the Universal Design rules stated in WCAG f.ex. , the custom headers make it possible to end up with unreadable menu items.

The choice to go with so much text on the previews of the articles has had a very bad side effect for me so far.

  1. There is so much text that I find it exhausting to browse when I’m in a writer page.
  2. I don’t click articles anymore. Writers get less read time, because too much of the article is in the preview.

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CG supervisor with 17 years of experience in the Animation- and VFX industry. Studying Design, Use and Interaction (UX) at the University of Oslo

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