Questions tagged [community]

For questions about fostering a sense of community amongst users of Stack Exchange sites

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Are we doing anything but spinning our wheels?

There is no real conversation between the users here and the management of SE, and has not been for, what, six weeks? Both groups are out of their depth. We are out of our depth because we have no ...
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What materials are in Stack Exchange's diversity & inclusion training program?

Recently, Teresa Dietrich said that: All members of the Community Team and selected members of the Public Platform Team have already taken 13 hours of Diversity & Inclusion Training. This ...
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I'm cloning the StackExchange chat UI - yay or boo?

I'm working on a clone of the Stack Exchange chat. Many of the UI aspects of the SE chat are cloned entirely. The back-end, I'm guessing, is very different. While I don't, of course, use a single line ...
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Are communities ever merged? If so, what is the process?

I was surprised to see we have separate communities for bitcoin, ethereum and perhaps other individual cryptocurrencies, and no overarching cryptocurrency site (we have cryptography but not quite the ...
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Split the community and Community User statistics in "Year in Moderation" posts

In the annual statistics posted on Meta Stack Exchange (e.g. here) as well as each per-site Meta, moderation actions are aggregated into "Moderators" and "Community" columns, with the second caveated ...
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What is "a lot of votes" in regards to feature-request tagged questions?

In Jeff Atwood's answer on Why don't all bugs and feature-requests have moderator status tags?: If your bug or feature request gets a lot of votes, or is urgent in some other obvious way, it ...
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Is it possible to join the Server Fault community using my Stack Exchange login?

Aside from Server Fault, when I visit ( seemingly ) any of the other Stack Exchange sites where I am not already active, I am presented with the option to Join followed by an option to sign in using ...
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Any plans to integrate Stackoverflow for us ... with Jira?

In this neat blog post, SE Inc. outlines how they integrate Jira with their commercial "StackOverflow for Teams". Once we had solved these issues, Atlassian Connect’s building blocks of extending ...
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How can a site get sponsored tags?

There has been quite a bit of chatter recently on Stack Exchange's priorities with respect to the sites, specifically on how Stack Overflow and technical sites are seen as the primary revenue streams. ...
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TensorFlow Community is split into multiple sites

We have: Stack Overflow with 19,072 questions Data Science with 269 questions Cross Validated with 255 questions Artificial Intelligence with 26 questions I came across this issue when reading ...
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What are some cases of existing communities which started to migrate to Stack Exchange?

I am interested about some cases of communities that tried and succeeded or failed to migrate to an existing SE platform (and joining the existing members). I need few cases which are easier to ...
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Add author's Twitter user name to the posts tweeted by Stack Exchanges' Twitter accounts

It would be nice if the posts tweeted by the various Twitter accounts Stack Exchange's sites have would @-reference the author of the post. Give us some love. To know the twitter @username, our SE ...
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Would tag metrics be useful?

Sometimes it seems I'm asking unanswerable questions or at least ones whose answers I can't just accept. I'm willing to bet this happens to others, not just with popular technologies, but even with ...
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Including Documentation Links In Posts

I realize this was already discussed previously (most notably Jon Skeet's post) but it got me thinking about how beneficial and necessary a tool to add documentation links in a post was. Much like any ...
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Changing community standards and how we incentivize the brush-off

(Similar to "Could we please be a bit nicer to new users?", but more specific.) A user who's been around for a while but hasn't been too active just asked a very good question in a comment. He ...
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Should some frozen questions link to other stack exchanges?

I'm looking in particular at this question: How can you program if you're blind?. I get the reason the question is frozen, but it seems like the note should link to a place people could ask ...
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How can SO (and Programmers) further foster the growth and connections of the programmer community without detracting from its value?

After using SO for 5+ months, I feel like I belong to a community of programmers more than ever. I love the involvement, and I have grown to respect and admire a lot of people on here. However, ...
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Adding Comments and Votes to Community Bulletin Posts

Not sure if this is the best place to request this feature, so please let me know if I need to move it. In Community Bulletin (blog.stackoverflow.com), I suggest to add a couple of features that we ...