Facebook's default colour is hardly visible when posting a new message

Bug #851917 reported by Vincent on 2011-09-16
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Ken VanDine
gwibber (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

UPDATE: I missed it at first, but the Facebook icon when broadcasting a new message is accompanied by a purple arrow. This colour is hardly visible on the default black background, so perhaps Facebook's default colour should be set to something as light as Twitter's and Identi.ca's, to make sure it's always just as visible as those are.

As screenshotted in [1], in the new Gwibber, the icons for Twitter and Identi.ca have little arrows next to them. I have no idea what these mean, but Facebook does not have one even though my settings for all three services are the same. This led me to wonder whether I had accidentally disabled Facebook broadcasting and spend a few minutes in confusing while investigating this. If the arrows are only part of the icons for kicks and giggles, it would improve usability to remove them, I think.

[1] http://imgur.com/CdOkT

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: gwibber 3.1.90-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-11.18-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-11-generic i686
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu1
Architecture: i386
CasperVersion: 1.284
Date: Fri Sep 16 15:53:35 2011
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Beta i386 (20110915.1)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: gwibber
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Vincent (vinnl) wrote :
Vincent (vinnl) wrote :

Oh wait I can also just attach screenshots to the bugreport :)

Vincent (vinnl) wrote :

Oh ha, I just noticed there actually _is_ an arrow next to the Facebook icon, just that it's purple and thus hardly visible on the dark background. Perhaps Facebooks default colour should be something lighter than that.

description: updated
summary: - Twitter and Identi.ca icons confusingly suggest deactivated Facebook
+ Facebook's default colour is hardly visible when posting a new message
Bilal Shahid (s9iper1) wrote :

i can see this as well and confirm this one also . we need to make it bright as it will easily seen..
now its dim.

Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Bilal Shahid (s9iper1) on 2012-02-10
Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in gwibber:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
Bilal Shahid (s9iper1) wrote :

 i guess this would be fine with the without low imp

Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
importance: Low → Undecided
Bilal Shahid (s9iper1) on 2012-06-13
Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Bilal Shahid (s9iper1) on 2012-06-13
Changed in gwibber:
assignee: nobody → Ken VanDine (ken-vandine)
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