Hover interactions are incredibly useful for layering information in the DOM on desktop, but not so much on mobile, as there is essentially no way to ‘hover’ on a touch screen as… well… there is no cursor.

iOS Hover Behaviour

iOS interprets a users first tap on an element as a hover, if it exists on that element, and the second tap as a click. Consistency is usually key in UI, so if users expect their first tap on a mobile to behave like a click, essentially all hover interactions should be disabled for the mobile UI.


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Bennett Wong

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