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Get rid of blue dots indicators in Talk Pages
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User story (by Jazmin Tanner)
As an Android app user
the blue dots on Talk pages that indicate "unread"
are confusing

Current state

Screenshot_20210412-174152.png (2×1 px, 98 KB)

Proposed Solution

All unread2 Unread
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  • Remove blue dot indicator completely
  • Use Roboto Medium and primary_text_color for all unread topics
  • Use Roboto Regular and android:textColorTertiary for all read topics

Source of Feedback
Product Leadership and Design Team Members

Event Timeline

JTannerWMF renamed this task from Get rid of blue dots indicators in Watchlist to Get rid of blue dots indicators in Talk Pages.Feb 16 2021, 1:50 AM
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LGoto triaged this task as Medium priority.Feb 16 2021, 5:41 PM
LGoto lowered the priority of this task from Medium to Low.

@schoenbaechler - some context about this component is that it is a design pattern elsewhere on Wikipedia. You can see it in notifications as an indicator of what is read/unread. I believe that this evolved from the ui elements used for inbox notifications.