When Duo removes features

Does anyone else find it unsettling to have features constantly added and removed? I realize it's part of the model and how they make Duolingo better but still…

I had dropped out for a long time, maybe two years, and started back about two months ago. One of my old friends sent me a private message with the word of encouragement. It was so nice to get! I just saw he racked up a lot of points this week and I wanted to return the favor and I found the feature had disappeared. I gather they are trying to improve this function, but why couldn't they leave the old one up until they have the replacement? I just don't get it.

June 21, 2017


It would at least be nice to have a warning. I was very upset when Immersion was taken down, and the Activity tab, and then the Extended Progress Quizzes... There's really not so much useful stuff on this site anymore like there used to be.

June 21, 2017
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yes the site has steadily declined in features over the past 6 months with no sign of improving. It is very disenchanting..

June 29, 2017
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