Twitter App for iPhone vs. Facebook App for iPhone

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Moving Around

  • Facebook

  • > > Moving from section to section, the app will automatically reload all data

  • > > > User loses whatever they were previously looking at

  • > > User needs to go back to the home screen to get to a different section

  • > Twitter

  • > > App will load new tweets when moving to a different section and will let you know with a blue dot

  • > > > User will need to navigate through tweets to get to the newly loaded ones

  • > > User is able to move to any section from any other section

Customization

  • > Facebook

  • > > Allows user to set up bookmarks on the home screen

  • > > Allows the user to move icons around on the home screen

  • > > > Problem when it comes to ending the sequence

  • > Twitter

  • > > No room for customization

General

  • Facebook

  • > Reminds the user of the iPhone home screen

  • > Everything is pretty accessible

  • > Feels like the Facebook app consists of many mini-Facebook apps

  • > > Need to go to a specific section to post something new to Facebook

  • Twitter

  • > Hides rarely used features in the "…" section

  • > Feels very integrated

  • > > Can tweet from any section