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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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What are the badges I can earn on each site, and what are the exact criteria for earning each badge?

Formerly List of all badges with full descriptions. What are badge name's requirements? Why didn't I get badge name (right now)? Which badges can I earn multiple times? Jump to: Question Badges ...
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How do I "share" a link for the new badges?

On Stack Overflow, I see a set of three new badges: Announcer (bronze), Booster (silver), and Publicist (gold). Their common description is "Shared a link to a question that was visited by x ...
Piskvor left the building's user avatar
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Who has the most badges? Is there anyone who has them all?

I was wondering who on Stack Overflow has the most number of unique badges, and if there is a person (or more) who has all of them. EDIT: to be more clear, I mean the person with the most checkmarks ...
Andreas Bonini's user avatar
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Question-related badges are too easy to get. Can we change the Popular, Notable and Famous Question badge requirements?

Question-related badges are far too easy to obtain. Badges awarded to those who ask questions greatly outweigh those which are awarded for answers. Of course, it doesn't help that there are more ...
James Donnelly's user avatar
21 votes
3 answers

Sequence behind awarding link badges (Announcer, Booster, Publicist) [closed]

I just have a thought on the new link badges: Announcer - Shared a link to a question that was visited by 50 unique IP addresses in 2 days Booster - Shared a link to a question that was visited by ...
Gan's user avatar
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Order Announcer, Booster, and Publicist posts when you reach a lower threshold

Suppose I shared a link that was visited by 1,000 unique IP addresses, but I didn't have the announcer badge, so I got that one. In the future, If I shared a link with 50 unique IP addresses hits, I ...
juan's user avatar
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Timeframe for Announcer, Booster, Publicist badges

Announcer, Booster, Publicist badges are awarded if the question receives X visits from unique IP addresses with 2, 3 and 4 days, respectively. Let's say I post a question that does receive many ...
Alfred Myers's user avatar
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Visits aren't tracked from referral URLs using answer IDs

The /q/post_id/user_id form used for the questions' sharing/referral links seems to also work for answers. For example, when I go to /q/64030/1 I am redirected to /questions/64018/#64030. I use this ...
Jeremy's user avatar
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Should "triad" badges scale linearly?

See this answer from lockstep to a question of mine. Should "triad" badges such as Announcer/Booster/Publicist scale in such a way that the number of awarded Bronze# / Silver# is even with Silver# / ...
Camilo Martin's user avatar
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Should the Booster threshold be reduced?

This has been asked in the past (e.g. Booster badge should be golden or easier to achieve ) but since that point a few patterns have developed which make the argument stronger. The Nice/Good/Great ...
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Answer links counted for link-share badges?

This question is a duplicate of: Do shared link to ANSWERS also count for Announcer, Booster, Publicist badges? but specific in time. As of April, 2013 do links to answers count toward these badges? ...
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