Linked Questions

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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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Can we expect features from SE to find out our friends from Facebook using Stack Overflow?

Is such a feature available? If not then can we expect it from SE? See, LinkedIn has features that you give your Facebook email id and it will find out the friends from your Facebook accounts who ...
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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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Should Stack Exchange start marketing itself, like Quora does?

The rise of Quora has surprised me. It is quite a good service, though not quite as good as Stack Overflow, which is still the best. Still, it has bypassed Stack Exchange, or will bypass it in the ...
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Friendly URLs for Stack Exchange profiles

Stack Overflow (and other Stack Exchange sites) include the userid in the public profile, giving public URLs similar to this: http://stackexchange.com/users/2097759/rishi-dua Unlike Stack&...
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Cross-Site duplicates in meta [duplicate]

For duplicates that cross main sites, there exists this question. However, I think the rules might be different for meta. Is there a reason for not allowing cross-site duplicates on meta? meta.SO ...
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Aggregate User Feed Feature

Could we add a feature to that aggregates updates (posted questions, answers) from specified users? Not a friend list, but something like a 'wall' for followed individuals? This would facilitate user ...
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How difficult would it be to add a “Favorite Users” tab in our profile?

There are certain users on SO that we may highly trust, that we know in real life, or that we are tutoring. And to prevent abuse of the feature, perhaps the number of "Favorite Users" can be limited ...
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Should we award a Random Acts of Kindness Barnstar?

The Random act of kindness Barnstar Wikipedia offers some "Barnstars" which are a different but complementary award mechanism to SE's badges. The key differences are that badges are awarded by the ...
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Sort questions by user reputation

I would find it very interesting if I was able to sort the questions by user rep. I find that the most interesting questions are asked by people with high reputation. Update: What I meant is to sort ...
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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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Stack Overflow should have a news feed à la Facebook

Here's an idea. Stack Overflow should have an aggregated stream of updates concerning posts an user is "involved with," as well as other stuff (getting badges, etc.). Currently, users only get ...
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A follow feed feature?

Recently I got addicted to MathSE and since then coming across rainbow fountains of interesting question and splendid answers I've discovered many interesting user who contribute a heaven's gold ...
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Is there any easy way to follow an already existing user? [duplicate]

Though there is RSS feed followup for an existing user in StackOverFlow, it will be very nice to have follow feature. Because creating RSS feed for every interesting user might become confusing when ...

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