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We'd like your feedback on our new Code of Conduct! [duplicate]

TL;DR: We've put together a code of conduct (CoC) that is a bit more comprehensive than our existing be nice policy because we feel that our current policy isn't meeting our needs. Some background, ...
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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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Ch-ch-ch-changes: Left nav, responsive design, & themes

Thanks everyone for your feedback. The team has responded to feedback in the post Left nav, responsive design, and theming next steps . Check it out. Ch-ch-ch-changes are coming. As you've ...
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Come Take a Look at our New Contributor Indicator!

This feature is now live across the network. We've been doing quite a bit of research into ways that we could help new users have better experiences that ultimately lead them to becoming increasingly ...
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Support for OpenID ended on July 25, 2018

TL;DR: Signing up or logging in via OpenID is no longer officially supported from any of our sites. Stack Overflow was an early and strong supporter of OpenID. We built our sign-up/log-in flow around ...
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Welcome Stack Overflow Valued Associate #599, Catherine Kuck AKA Catija!

We're extremely pleased to announce that Catherine Kuck (most of you know her as Catija) started yesterday on our Community Growth team as a Community Manager. As soon as she's completed a small ...
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Brace yourselves: The GDPR is coming!

It's actually nothing to worry about. You as users end up with more protection, and companies like us are left in a place where we've got a framework for handling your information that puts much ...
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Updated comment flagging - Supporting the new Code of Conduct

We're no strangers to discussion of the flag dialogues, particularly when it comes to comment flags. Since that discussion two years ago we've been reassessing how comments are used on the network and ...
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Editor improvements for images and links

We are launching some editor improvements today. These improvements are required as a part of our responsive design efforts, but we think they are generally useful in any case. So we are making them ...
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Custom question lists is available for testing

Update: Custom question lists October status update We are excited to release the first phase of custom question lists for alpha testing. Check out Custom question lists: finding questions you can ...
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Can SO have a fluid vs. fixed-width layout? [duplicate]

When will SO stop wasting real estate of my screen by having static width layout? EDIT It would be very interesting to hear how does Joel, being UI specialist, feel about this. JoelOnSoftware site ...
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Allow new users to flag comments on their own posts

Something that has always bothered us about the new user experience was the amount of guidance we've got out there telling folks to flag rude or abusive comments, but not allowing new users to do it, ...
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New Resources for Our Stack Exchange Network

It's nice to be here! Hello, fellow humans! My name is Juan M and I’ve served as the Community Manager of Stack Overflow en español as well as the Manager for the International Stack Overflow ...
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Why are the comment upvote and flag options always appearing now?

I just saw now that a new build had rolled out in which the comment upvote and flag options are always visible. Previously, one had to mouse over the area in order to see them. Why was this just ...
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2017 TeamDAG project updates

Who is TeamDAG? What is the TeamDAG working on? Why are you working on that and not [insert favorite feature request here]. These are some of the questions that we hear regularly on meta.so and ...
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