Feb 6, 2015
The new Bloomberg Business website
I noticed the new web design some time ago when I loaded the Bloomberg site and thought I had clicked on a phishing link and landed in some fake site. It looks so... neon, cluttered and messy.
''The redesigned site was a reinvention of how we bring our news to the world. It’s faster, smarter, and frankly bigger than anything we’ve done before – and it’s uniquely digital, built for a global web audience, and designed to deliver the right news at the right time,”
- Joshua Topolsky, chief digital content officer at Bloomberg Media
I was reading this article today about Temasek's response to S&P lumping Singapore with Greece and Jamaica and realized that the comments feature had been removed. Usually I just skim through the article for the main points and then I check out the comments section because sometimes there are nuggets of insightful comments among the trash.
The page also don't end; you can keep scrolling down and random articles are pushed in like news feed from a social media site.
To me, this whole design revamp is someone's art experiment and has ruined a perfectly working, good thing. I used to like Bloomberg's clean and simple interface, and you've ruined it.
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