New home page for

We’ve launched a redesigned home page for new users on today. The old design was a little too sparse and didn’t do a very good job of explaining what is. The challenge is that is really 2 things — a blog hosting platform and a social network for microblogs — so the new design reflects that with a 2-column layout.

New home screenshot

To give an example of what posts on look like, we include recent posts from the Discover section directly on the home page. There are also profile photos of the team members at the bottom so that new users have a better idea of who is behind the platform.

Manton Reece @manton