Favorite items you love
Hi there✋ Nicklas here again with an update!
You might have noticed that we did some changes in the way you interact with items on Tradono. Here's a few words on that.
3 ways to interact
We have adjusted the three buttons bellow the items. You can interact in 3 ways now:
1) Favorite an item: We are changing our bookmark icon to a heart and calling it favorites instead of following. You will get notifications on items you mark as favorites and they can be found on a favorites list in your profile. Try tapping the heart — we have a cute animation surprise for you 👻.
2) Comment/bid on an item: Keep track of how many people have commented or made a bid on an item. When you comment we will automatically add the item to you favorites so that you can get back to it later. You will also receive notifications.
3) Share an item: We are removing the like thumb and replacing it with a share button. Know a friend or a family member that would like an item? Share it with them more easily than ever.
For the curious ones a bit more about the changes and a surprise
A lot is happening with the app these days and we know that it might confuse some of you, but it is necessary to constantly learn and improve, so that the experience on Tradono can be even better in the future.
Follow item replaced by favorite item
Tradono is about the hunt for something you like and might come to love. The understanding of the 'heart' glyph is universal and simple, and compared with the 'bookmark icon' the connotation of it is much closer to what we want our users to feel. We also learned that 'following' was a bad name for stuff you like and was saving for later so we have renamed it to what it actually is — your favorites.
Removing like and adding share
We removed the like functionality for several reasons. First of all Tradono is not a social media. Although it very much is a social marketplace it is mainly about buying and selling. We also wanted sharing to be a much bigger part of Tradono. It should be simple to share cool or fun stuff with friends and family.
In control of notifications
Last change is that we added a notifications control on the items you favorite. We know that being in control of you notifications is important to you. This is first step in that direction.
There is another secret reason why we are rebranding the 'follow' functionality. We are working hard to give you something thousands have asked for ...
... you guessed it. Follow other users and get followers! 👻 More on that in a few weeks! Are you as psyched for this feature as we are?