We’ve Got (User)Tips for You!

In the last months our team is paying extra attention to user-experience and friendliness of our service. We want you to enjoy CircleMe as much as possible, and as quickly as possible. The quicker you do that, the quicker you can keep up to date on all your passions in life!

For this reason, with our most recent release, we have launched a new feature to provide User Tips to all new users accessing our web app. It’s sort of a welcome process, where we show you (from time to time) a specific tip related to how you can use the product, just while you are discovering it.

You will discover these tips as you go. For example, as you access the site, we give you a little welcome, like this one:

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Then, we let you enjoy the navigation immediately, and every once in a while, we show you a little friendly tip, depending on where you are and what you are doing. If you land on our Discover section, we might show you this tip:

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If you did not use yet our powerful SEARCH to discover your favourite interest, we just show you where it’s located:

Screen Shot 2014-10-21 at 09.58.41Haven’t you figure out how to Like or mark as a ToDo something you see in the Updates feed and you find interesting? No sweat! Here is our tip to you:

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Haven’t you noticed yet our powerful Category Chooser, to focus on just one type of interests (e.g., Music, Books, Movies & TV Series, etc…)? Well, that is why you need our tip below:

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OK, we know you got the point! We hope you’ll enjoy the tips, and they will make you appreciate all that CircleMe has to offer. Ready to click on “GOT IT” for each one of the tips? Go on the site and let us know if they have been helpful: www.circleme.com/updates

After you try the User Tips, please let us know how was your experience! You can always send us feedback to support [at] circleme.com. We would be delighted to hear from you, please!

#bewhatyoulike, always!

The “checked card”: keeping the tab on what you read

For some time now you have been asking for features to improve the user-experience related with managing the quasi-infinite content we distribute on the site (we now publish more than 50,000 new content posts per month, related to any interest you can imagine).

From today, you have one more nifty feature to do that: we will show on your Updates feed all the articles that you have already read, so that you can visually see what’s left to read. Nothing too fancy: just a classy shading and a check mark.

Article already checked on CircleMe

Card already checked by a user on CircleMe

Our team has been using the feature for few days, and it seems to make quite a difference, without being visually too “loud”. We hope you will appreciate this new added feature. As usual, we love to hear your feedback, so just let us know (by writing to us at support at circleme dot com, tweeting us @circleme or commenting on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CircleMeTeam).

Enjoy the ‘checked card’ feature now!

#bewhatyoulike

Our iPhone app gets a fresh restyling and lots of new content!

A fresh new app is ready for you!

As CircleMe grows, now publishing tens of thousands of news per month on any of your interests and passions in life, we thought it was time for some “freshenin’ up” for our iPhone app. So, as of today, you get our latest and greatest iOS app from the Apple Store, here.

What do you get with this new app?

First of all, a new cool redesign. Having heard all the positive feedback about our Android version (which you can see here), we thought to get also our iPhone app a new clean and ‘sexy’ look. Here below you see a couple of screenshots to get you a flavor of it.

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What more? You get lot more content, on any one of your passions. We publish close to 1000 stories per day, on any interest that you can think of. And for any story you get information, images, comments by users and more (like concert dates, etc.). In addition, now the content we bring to you is displayed in a much nicer visual feed (which we call the Updates Feed). After having released this feature as an ‘alpha’ in January, we got great feedback from you, optimized it, and now it is available to all!

There are several other features and improvements we added to this version, such as: the ability to filter content by multiple categories (e.g., “show me all the content related to Music and Movies”), an improved user-experience in the Inbox and language sections in Settings (as we approach the distribution of news in different languages).

We hope you’ll appreciate this new version, and keep the feedback coming, always!

#bewhatyoulike on iOS