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Profile Page Makeover, Part 3: the Prototype returns

Update We have done a bunch of work following your feedback - just look at all those status-completed tags on the different answers here! The top suggestion was to do something about the badge ...
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27answers
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A “friends list” on Stack Overflow would be nice

I think it would be nice to have a "friends list" on Stack Overflow. This would allow us to be able to follow the questions and answers that are posted by users that we want to watch/monitor. I ...
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Finding user using an email address

I might be ignorant if there exists such functionality. Can I search for a friend on Stack Exchange with their email address?.
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How could I notify Stack Overflow's expert users about my new question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Ask a question and notify users on specific users list Any way to send a personal message to another user? When I use Stack Overflow to ask a question, is there any way ...
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2answers
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Why doesn't StackExchange ask users to “Like” it?

I've seen many websites and many networks on the web that all have links that allow users to "Like" them on Facebook or to follow them on Twitter. So, why doesn't a big network like StackExchange have ...
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1answer
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Is there any friend system on Stack Overflow?

As far as I know, Stack Overflow is positioned as a bit social networking service. So, is there a friends system here? Or at least a private messaging system?
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3answers
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How deep can the dive into user's interaction data be?

Is there a way to query SO data to get the interactions (excluding votes, obviously) between two users? For example, I'd like to get: all the answers I've written to John Doe's questions; all the ...
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0answers
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Allow users to include links to social media sites in profile

It's been made clear in several posts that Stack Overflow (and other Stack sites) are not social media sites. This fact, I agree with. I don't believe SO should ever change that. However, I believe we ...
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1answer
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Stack Exchange is not in the “List of virtual communities with more than 1 million users” (Wikipedia) [closed]

Apparently, the Stack Exchange community is not cited in the Wikipedia article "List of virtual communities with more than 1 million users". Is there a special reason for that or should it be added? ...
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Allowing users to network

SO is an excellent platform for techincal questions, ranging from newbies to . Would it be possible for SO to add a feature "Add as a friend" so that like minded people can also chat toget
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The Stack Exchange app is not a Social app (and not entirely Education either)

Disclaimer: I know all development on Stack Exchange apps has been put on hold. However, these changes only require changing some settings in the Play Store Console and/or App Store Connect, not a new ...