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The problem with snackbars and toast messages

There’s been some comments about this on Twitter.

Snackbar as shown on Google’s Material Design guidelines

Snackbars—also known as toast messages—are little messages shown on top of the interface to give users feedback in response to an action they just did.

They’re designed to keep users focused on what they’re doing, which is why they’re small and automatically disappear after a few seconds.

But snackbars are problematic for lots of reasons. Here I’ll share what they are and offer some alternative solutions that don’t have these problems.

# 1. They disappear automatically

Snackbars automatically disappear

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