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New Mashable is finally out


Mashable, the blog giant in the social media niche , has unveiled the new look. Earlier today, the site had been down for maintenance  But, now, they are back with a new look. The Mashable team claim that this new version of Mashable will deliver a better experience on every devices covering tablets, smartphones, desktop PCs and laptops.  The new Mashable is more close to social media with better visuals and integration with social media sites.

mashable new design

The change to new Mashable was driven by the fact that  mobile devices and social media sites are enhancing their share in web engagement. The new version features a social startup page where everything is organised in a column format. The site is more optimized to attract more social shares. The site basically can be considered as 3-column format. The left column is  called “The New Stuff”, the center column contains the more big things and the right most column contains posts which are currently hot. In the starting page, advertisements are too low. As of now, I could find an advertisement and that too in the middle part of the rightmost column.

The single page layout features a two-column design. But right after the post content and it’s comments, you can find a three-column layout which is similar to the layout of the landing page of the new Mashable.

Another great new feature is that images, video and some text elements are individually shareable. The adevertisments will be more content oriented and context-aware. This will be included in the main content stream.

For more details, visit Welcome to new Mashable post on Mashable.com

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5 Responses to “New Mashable is finally out”

  1. December 4, 2012 at 11:01 pm #

    It seems like the entire world is trying out responsive web designs.. targetting mobile traffic..

    • December 4, 2012 at 11:22 pm #

      Entire world is moving towards html 5 and web 3.0. So, everyone trying out responsive designs is no surprise. Let’s hope some web giants go for RoR. Or, let’s hope twitter roll back to the RoR framework ;-)

      Thanks a lot for dropping in my site HPS

  2. December 4, 2012 at 11:38 pm #

    Its good the see that HTML5 is becoming a standard, web 3.0 was my seminar topic at college… If the world become truely schematic, then there would an information explosion…

    ROR + bootstrap framework was always responsive… :D thats the fun with rails, you use rails and rails will enforce you to follow some of these practices…

    One upcoming Giant is going to build using ROR… :D

    Btw, I have been a reader of your blog since college.. :) Nice to see its becoming active again..

    • December 4, 2012 at 11:45 pm #

      Thanks for being a reader of my blog. Yes, the blog is active again. But, the hard thing is to get good traffic I need to be consistent in posting articles. This has compromised the quality of the blog lately :-(

      But, I think it’s worth it

  3. December 11, 2012 at 12:37 am #

    Hey Jakes,

    I like the new look, however I had no problem with old one either.
    Pete’s site is one of my favorite blog when it comes to my social media. These guys know EVERYTHING on the niche for sure.

    thanks for sharing

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