We’ve made a number of changes to the new experience, based on feedback from you, some of them are:
1. Previous / Next navigation to move from one message or topic to another is now working well
2. The default
page that opens when clicking on a group name on the left navigation
panel is messages as requested by many of our users
messages list shows a larger preview of the message this is the same
view as seen on the ‘Groups home’ page that has latest updates from
across your groups
history is more discoverable on the conversation toolbar – this allows
access to messages from the archive by specific month and year
5.Photos albums and photos have their title information displayed by default ( it was appearing on hover)
6. Files – list of files and folders can be sorted alphabetically.
7. Improvements in making the customization of cover Image for your group work well with all major browser versions.
messages using universal search – we’ve made it more discoverable by
using default text in the search box that reads “Search conversations”
9. Optimized experience for Tablets
experience for Mobile phones – now you can use conversations, photos and
Polls ( not all features are enabled for the mobile experience)
To make the
transition easy to the new experience, we’ve had the product overview
video & the product tour slideshow available since the beginning.
help site as well as the community help site on Y! Answers have help
articles specific to features and how to use them. Links to help
articles are placed contextually in the product experience.
We will continue to make changes based on feedback.
- Yahoo Groups Product Team
value how much you, our users, care about Yahoo Groups. Today we
launched our first update to the Groups experience in several years and
while these changes are an important step to building a more modern
Groups experience, we recognize that this is a considerable change.
We are listening to all of the community feedback and we are actively
measuring user feedback so we can continuously make improvements.
- The Yahoo Groups Team