Lol, check the input fields.
Tell me this isn't real.
It is indeed.
Alignment? Who needs it!
And the fact there is zero spacing between those sign up fields!
They're being eco-conscious by saving valuable screen real estate.
must be a work in progress. sloppy.
I think there's no two ways about it - this is clearly an attempt at an investor driven 'shot in the arm' based on recent huge losses.
I would wager Doug Bowman is probably going to leave real soon now.
I thought Twitter's design team was packed with some of the worlds best designers? Something's not right here.
Yes, this is a improvement, but I don't think it's the right direction.
Looks a lot like how I'd image the outcome of having the worlds finest designers being ignored by a team of marketing stakeholders.
We don't know the context of the redesign. Maybe they were told to increase a certain metric, and this was the best way to do that.
Screencast for those interested - http://f.cl.ly/items/0G3B2m2b1H0u0C0m0100/twitter.mov
I'm not normally one to hate on change, even if it seems to be change for the sake of change...
...but this is turning into Facebook. And sloppy, too.
I'll Greasemonkey-out that banner out of my profile in a hot minute.
Some people seriously had a collective brain fart in the design meetings.
What's up with those super poorly spaced input fields?
Call it non-spaced :)
I actually had that profile for what I observed as two hours, could have been longer, but now it's gone.