What this British politician’s terrible app can teach us about UX design

Earlier this month history was made when UK culture secretary Matt Hancock became the first UK Member of Parliament to launch his own app. The aptly named Matt Hancock MP app had something of a mixed reception from a bemused media. While the general aim, to allow Matt to connect with his West Suffolk constituents, is promising, the hasty execution has left much to be desired, as the app is riddled with privacy issues, careless functional errors, and silly UX mistakes. While I very much encourage other politicians to launch their own apps, I don’t recommend imitating like-for-like the efforts…

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