Nick Wilson on Why Snap Is Bad For Your Blog
Nick Wilson lays out three reasons why Snap is bad for your blog. I happen to agree with all three points. I can enable Snap with a click, but after running into those obtrusive preview windows several times while mousing over a link, I simply decided Snap was irritating and that’s where I left it.
Nick offers up a bit more insight,
All joking aside, SPA is not helpful, it’s not cool, and it’s not winning you readers — It’s bling, a silly little shiney thing designed specifically to increase awareness of Snap.com — no bad thing, and certainly an shining example of how to use widgets to gain links and attention, but, come on ladies and gentleman, show a little self restraint, show a little consideration for your users.
If you’d like to see his reasoning behind why he thinks Snap is bad for your blog, head on over to Performancing to read his take on Snap.
Before you implement Snap, give it some serious thought. It’s worse than distracting, it’s rude.