Microsummaries in Firefox and on the Web
Myk Melez, Conundrum, Mozilla
Track: Web Apps
Date: Thursday, July 27
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Location: Portland 251
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Microsummaries are better labels for pages than static titles, because they give users simpler and quicker access to the information they are most likely to care about, while at the same time they give sites a way to update users with new information and entice them to visit the site again.
In this session, Ill demonstrate how Firefox is incorporating microsummaries into its UI, starting with bookmark labels. Ill also explain how both sites and extension authors can build microsummaries for pages, and Ill describe future directions for microsummaries in both browser UI and on the web.