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Full stack web developer, interested in all the things, but especially the web, code, design, Linux, OS X, PHP, WordPress, JavaScript & robots.

Tagged: social media

No Share Buttons on Mobile Sites (Except This One Weird Case) image/svg+xml

Only 2 out of every 1000 mobile web users ever tap a custom share button. Don’t even bother including them in mobile sites except when users are coming from a social network.

I can’t think that I’ve ever clicked on a website’s social media share button, mobile or not, but I normally include them for my client’s sites as standard. To be honest, I’ll probably continue to do so as it’s something that client’s expect and I’ve got better things to do than debate their effectiveness. That said, it’s always good to have some statistics to refer back to.

The 2016 Social Media Image Sizes Cheat Sheet image/svg+xml

Social networks change the dimensions and formats of images frequently, and it can be difficult to stay updated with what is what. As you start to plan out your social media campaigns for 2016, it’s imperative that you optimize your personal and business’ social media profiles with the right image sizes if you want to stand out from the crowd.

It’ll probably be out of date soon, but nonetheless, it’s a good guide.