Saturday September 05, 2015

App Release Notes Are Getting Stupid

I get pretty excited whenever I see an app update, though I have no clue whyآ—most of them are a complete mystery.

Mobile app publishers have begun to play fast and loose with their release notes, which is the area where they’re supposed to communicate the changes shipping with the most recent app update to the end users. This inattention to detail is a disservice to users, who no longer have the benefit of understanding what the updated app will now do آ— or not do آ— as the case may be.