Linked Questions

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How come it is showing Diamond to my account in moderator private message?

I just got a Moderator Private Message from Super User's Moderator Team. https://superuser.com/users/message/629?noredirect=1#629 (For Super User moderators only) Because I failed last few reviews ...
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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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Request for a new post notice for The Workplace: "sensitive topic / be nice"

At The Workplace we often get issues where people need to deal with issues that are controversial or the issues are sensitive to certain people. These questions often result in storms of comments that ...
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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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Mod messages say they are confidential between the user and local moderators, but staff with moderator rights can see them - can the wording be fixed?

I've just been informed by a user who received mod messages that they start with some explanatory text that looks like this: What is this? It is a private, confidential communication mechanism ...
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Make migration paths just another Off Topic reason

The system in place for migrating questions on Stack Exchange is confusing and overly-complicated. But don't just take my word for it: go use it for a few years, try getting a bunch of decent ...
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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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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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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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What is the anticipated time frame for upcoming small site elections?

Background: As I understand it, running elections is labor intensive. There was/is a plan in the works to make them less so, enabling multiple sites to run elections simultaneously. Example -- (...
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Hide employee reputation points on per-site Metas

Stack Overflow is growing, and an increasing number of employees do not have a lot of reputation points on the SE main sites. Many of them are interacting with the community on the respective Meta ...
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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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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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Is the change in the site logo in Chat intentional?

I remember Math.SE Chat looking like this: From web.archive.org: Now, it looks like this: To be exact, the logo changed from this: to this: From the sources, it seems like apple-touch-icon.png ...
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Usability improvements for the community FAQ

tl;dr? Skip directly to the gray box at the bottom. The community FAQ doesn't get enough respect. By definition, its entries carry the moderator-only tag faq, which bestows a degree of official-ness. ...

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