Sharing on the mobile platform
Many smartphone users (probably most) use dedicated apps for their social sharing. However, when clicking on a share button on websites, the user is redirected to the website instead of to the app for twitter and facebook. This document tries to offer an alternative route for sharing on mobile.
User story and technique
- When a user clicks the share button for the first time
ask if he/she wants to use an app or to go to the website.
Use local storage (jstorage) or cookies to store user preferences.
- When the user wants to use the app, use a small script to verify