Rename from "Send to Firefox" to "Add to Firefox"?

VERIFIED FIXED in Firefox 34

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Firefox for Android
Overlays
VERIFIED FIXED
4 years ago
2 years ago

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(Reporter: rnewman, Assigned: rnewman)

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Firefox 34
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Android
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Description

4 years ago
Filing this speculatively.
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Comment 1

4 years ago
Created attachment 8482439 [details] [diff] [review]
Rename from "Send to Firefox" to "Add to Firefox". v1

Assuming we decide to do this, this is the patch.
Attachment #8482439 - Flags: review?(chriskitching)
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Updated

4 years ago
Assignee: nobody → rnewman
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
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Comment 2

4 years ago
Created attachment 8482441 [details]
Competitive screenshot

Here's how we place in English with "Add" when sending from Feedly.

Spanish has añedir/enviar, similarly.

Unless there's a really pressing reason to use "Send", I suggest we use "Add".

(I'd check German, our second most popular language, but the verb comes last, so it doesn't matter!)
Attachment #8482441 - Flags: feedback?(ywang)
Attachment #8482439 - Flags: review?(chriskitching) → review+
I approve. Did it as before because yuan drew it that way, but this seems a sensible.change. (which we discussed before, i think )
I guess a reason for not doing this might be that "send" was the word we used before fore"send tab"
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Comment 5

4 years ago
I'm going to land this today to make the merge; Yuan, if you disagree with the change, we might have time to flip-flop in the morning, or we can fix later.
To me, "Send" is a different action from "Share". "Share" is often a broadcast(Share via a service) whereas "Send" is an end-to-end action.

I think "Add to Firefox" is the best option. It makes sense under the term "Share". Also, second screen has been using "Send" for sending a tab/video to Roku.
Another note on whether to use "Firefox" or "Add to Firefox".
I think many Android users don't expect to see a browser in a share panel. When they see a browser, they probably assume passing a link to the browser is what "share to a browser" can do.

"Add to Firefox" is a term that we have never used elsewhere. I secretly hope this specific term will encourage the users to think that "Add to Firefox" has more to offer, and get them interested in trying it out.
Attachment #8482441 - Flags: feedback?(ywang) → feedback+
(In reply to Yuan Wang(:Yuan) – Mobile Firefox Design Lead from comment #8)
> Another note on whether to use "Firefox" or "Add to Firefox".
> I think many Android users don't expect to see a browser in a share panel.
> When they see a browser, they probably assume passing a link to the browser
> is what "share to a browser" can do.
> 
> "Add to Firefox" is a term that we have never used elsewhere. I secretly
> hope this specific term will encourage the users to think that "Add to
> Firefox" has more to offer, and get them interested in trying it out.

This rationale has merit. Let's see what happens. Do we have any telemetry (or bugs filed) for the new actions?
(Assignee)

Comment 10

4 years ago
> This rationale has merit. Let's see what happens. Do we have any telemetry
> (or bugs filed) for the new actions?

Bug 1061409.
https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/903a6dd7c5d0
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 4 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 34

Updated

4 years ago
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
status-firefox34: --- → verified
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