got on a call with a few Google product managers yesterday to talk about this issue, and I came away better understanding the company’s reasoning behind these changes.
Unlike much of the community, though, I don’t think Google has gone too far.
But what’s brewing in this seemingly small teapot is the future of the operating system used by the majority of people today — one that’s bigger than the iPhone and bigger even than Windows.
So although it will take some time for Android Q to arrive on most phones (Android updates are a whole other controversy), it will eventually.
You hate to see it, especially since it was totally predictable.
Twitter’s web redesign is just the latest example in a long history of hating new layouts.