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It's perfectly ethical to comment on the public design and / or behaviour of a company. If company XYZ has poor UX, then they should be called out on it, and it should hurt their reputation. In the same way that if restaurant ABC had terrible food, they should also be called out on it. The only place that ethics would come into play would be if someone ...


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Totally agree. A misleading indicator doesn't really provide a benefit in my opinion. In fact I commented such against the linked meta stackexchange post, and it was responded to: Notify users of possible reviews on toolbar This is just confusing me. If the purpose of the indicator is to say 'stuff needs reviewing' then just have an indicator / icon or ...


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Here are a few cases where moderators would need to remove a post using company branding: 1. Advertising or promoting a brand without any specific UX question What do you think of my new company logo? Is this website I made good UX? 2. Bashing one brand while promoting your own Moderators that visit the forum regularly can tell the difference between an ...


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I don't think there's an ethical problem with using named companies as examples. As @JohnGB says - if they have bad UX or good UX then that fact should be shared. I also agree with @DaveAlger regarding being vigilant for people taking advantage of the situation to promote themselves while bashing a competitor. The problem that I see, when using a named ...


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Firstly, I'm not sure why you're asking this in Meta, as this seems like a UX question, not a meta question. Secondly, as you have stated it, your question would be asking for a site review on the UX site - which would get your question closed. If you change it to be a general question about selecting all elements and exporting, then it will most likely be ...


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Once upon a time, I made a post on here. It was about an interface that I used (and a lot of us use) and I thought wow this interface sucks! But then I thought wait, how would I do it better? Hey this interface is hard! I better ask some experts. I got some good answers. Most of them echoed the same basic principle of adding extra clicks to save screen ...


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