New-feature release styles: Slack v. Yelp

July 25, 2017
Feature release

Of course, Yelp and Slack are very different products. However, there is still something to learn from their opposing new-feature release styles. At first glance, these new-feature updates might seem pretty similar. However, there are a few noteworthy differences in the way that Yelp and Slack release their new-features. Let's take a look:

Yelp

Slack

Yelp uses a small, subtle tooltip that doesn't exactly explain the importance and function of the new feature. On the other hand, Slack's tooltip is far more noticeable, and offers much more insight into the function and purpose of the new feature.