Linked Questions

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What checks are in place to prevent high rep users and mods from abusing their privileges?

Since high rep users gain some pretty powerful privileges I wonder what checks and balances are in place to prevent them from abusing their privileges. I am not near these privileges on any SE site, ...
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Hide previously suspended nominations unless approved by Community Managers

Recently, Physics SE has finished the 2019 moderator election nomination phase. Earlier today, within 24 hours of the nomination completing, a user was removed from the nominations. The user later ...
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Company logos on tag wikis; are they allowed?

A user has been making a lot of changes to tag wikis. So far, so fantastic! These are obviously good faith edits. However, he's also been adding a lot of company logos or product pictures; for ...
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Who is the most responsible for the new Code of Conduct?

Who makes the final decision whether someone on our site (e.g., SOja) is following the Code of Conduct or not? The community? Moderators? Or employees of Stack Exchange? (I intentionally distinguish ...
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The new Code of Conduct: Meta is useless?

I have now seen the new Code of Conduct and one thing is notably absent, especially because I asked twice to include it in the new Code of Conduct. Each Stack Exchange site has a meta where people ...
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Do community managers vote on questions/answers?

A while ago, there was some drama on a meta site, and a user said something along the lines of the following (I'm going to paraphrase it because I'm not trying to dig up old drama): The Stack ...
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Do moderators have the authority to suspend *other* moderators? [duplicate]

Suppose a moderator has politically incorrect "inclinations" as observed (fairly often) in, say, a chat room. In the event that a couple of users take offence at this, can another moderator possibly "...
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Review audits are too error-prone when reviewing on a mobile device

I review a lot on SO, typically on my phone throughout the day when I have down time. I mentioned in my previous question, “STOP! Look and Listen” audit tricked me, that the audit system fails because ...
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What is the hierarchy of the Stack Exchange team?

I know that Stack Exchange sites are controlled by moderators of that site. However, I am curious to know more about hierarchy levels in Stack Exchange, and who are all above moderators and what they ...
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What exactly is the Community Evangelist role and what does it mean?

There is a Stack Exchange staff member with the role "Community Evangelist", as mentioned here: This person is not part of the Community Management Team, where their role is explained. What ...
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How to refer to Stack Exchange 'the company' after its rename to Stack Overflow?

As described in the blog post We're Changing Our Name (Back) to Stack Overflow, the new name of the Stack Exchange Inc. company is "Stack Overflow". To avoid all confusion: how do the SE ...
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Ticket Smash - How is the backlog today?

In We expect some Q3 projects to be delayed "Ticket Smash" was announced: No tomorrows. No excuses. Ticket Smash on September 8th - September 18th In total we have almost 600 unhandled CM ...
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What super-powers does SE staff have, that diamond moderators do not have?

What super-powers do SE staff have, that diamond moderators do not? See also: Who are the diamond moderators, and what is their role? Differentiate between employees and moderators
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FAQ/Handbook: communication channels used by Stack Overflow/Stack Exchange

stackoverflow.com and stackexchange.com are websites where online communities ask and answer questions. Communication is important for communities. This should also include communication with the ...
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How do I quit being a moderator?

Due to life, etc, I don't feel that I can be an effective moderator anymore. I don't see any obvious method within the system of quitting, though (barring just not responding to moderator flags, etc....

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