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Newsletter service (also called 'Digest'), introduced in July 2011, dishing out the top posts of a Stack Exchange site

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Percentage sign missing in newsletter and in the blog post

Today's newsletter contains this sentence: Research has found that almost 90 of machine learning models developed by companies never make it into production. Just 90 out of all the models ever made? ...
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Weird error message at bottom of newsletter

The bottom of today's newsletter looks like this: (The dark colours come from a browser extension.) Copied text: Fuze calling... Can't complete call We're sorry about that. Please try again or ...
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The header image of the bulletin is broken for some sites

I receive several community bulletins. Yesterday (Wednesday) I received those from SOes and Music Fans and noticed the image in the header points to a broken URL: https://sstatic.stackoverflow.email/...
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Please make newsletters short enough that Gmail won't truncate them

I mistakenly subscribed to academia newsletters, I kept receiving emails without knowing how to unsubscribe because there's no link for that in the bottom. Today I noticed that if I click view entire ...
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Newsletter showing wrong election date

At Drones.SE, we are holding our first moderator election. I got the newsletter for Drones today and it had this at the top: This is a great advertisement for the election but the dates are wrong. ...
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Site icons are squashed in the newsletters page in the Firefox browser

In the Edit Profile & Settings -> Newsletters tab (under EMAIL SETTINGS), the site icons look squashed in Firefox. When inspecting the element for the div, the following CSS class caused the ...
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Newsletter preview throwing content security policy error [closed]

When I click any preview link from Stack Exchange Newsletter page, it doesn't display any preview content. Instead of that it throwing an error. In Mozilla FireFox I'm receiving the following error: ...
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Spoiler text is not hidden in community digest newsletter

I received a SciFi newsletter today and the spoiler tags were not hidden, unlike how they are elsewhere on the site. This seems inconsistent. Can this be fixed? Image is attached with spoiler ...
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Are you sure that The Overflow newsletter is GDPR compliant?

I (European citizen) just received "The Overflow" newsletter, which I was opted into without my active consent. The GDPR is very clear that users should be told in advance what their personal ...
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Digest subscription links — page not found

When I click on any of the subscription links on the Digest page, I get slapped by a panda. Should that even lead to a "page"?
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“Browse other newsletters” needs to be changed to “Browse other community digests” in edit profile

Recently Newsletters were renamed to Digests all over the Stack Exchange sites. But in the Edit Profile page of each site, when we are not yet subscribed to the digests, there are two buttons are ...
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Synonymize/merge [newsletter] into [community-digests]

Apparently, the newsletters have been renamed to Community digests. (I haven't seen an announcement or something.) In my opinion, we should do the same for the newsletter tag here. I have already ...
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“newsletter” needs to be changed to “digest” in the side bar too

Recently Newsletters were renamed to Digests all over the Stack Exchange sites. But in the side bar for example, digest is still referring to newsletter. The button text is renamed to "Sign up for ...
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There is a minor alignment issue in the newsletter user details

There is a minor alignment issue in the Sample Newsletter preview and Newsletter Emails. There is no space between the asked and answered user details. Screenshot of recent sample newsletter preview: ...
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Not able to see the newsletter confirmation message box fully when the top bar stickiness is enabled

When the top bar stickiness is enabled, if I'm subscribe or unsubscribe any newsletter, not able to see the confirmation message box. It was sticky with the top bar. After I scrolled the page too, ...
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Why do I keep getting emails from accounts I have deleted?

I deleted a number of stack accounts, for example for the Ethereum stack exchange amongst others, yet I keep getting weekly emails from them. Why? And how can I stop this, especially since the account ...
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Recieved multiple copies of the Stack Overflow email newsletter

Yesterday I received 2 copies of the Stack Overflow newsletter to the same email address (my profile email). One is 180kb, the other is 183kb, both were received at 2:35 PM Eastern (18:35 UTC).
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Animated avatars in user profile and newsletter

First, to make it clear Stack Exchange does not allow animated avatars, the Can I have an animated profile picture? feature request has been declined by SE staff back in 2016. However, as of today, ...
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new mailing list links too long

This past week, Stack Exchange changed the method of linking from its "weekly highlights" email, and the new url encoding scheme is onerous for command line use (at least for me). I subscribe to ...
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Newsletter “Love this Site” header graphic still in English

On https://ja.stackoverflow.com/ and possibly others (although I couldn't coax ru or pt into showing me this ad), the newsletter ad header is still in English: The background image is cdn.sstatic.net/...
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Newsletter title fix colors the wrong element

One of my previous bug report was fixed according to the developer’s answer but the fix has introduced a new problem. In particular there is something odd with text coloring: For English based ...
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Unable to translate “newsletter” in the newsletter preview title

It seems that translation for "newsletter" word in the title of newsletter preview is not possible yet, e.g. for rusSE: Same situation appears for all localized Stack Overflow sites, except for ...
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Reduce the size of site newsletters to ensure that they don't get clipped in Gmail

This is related to a different question, but I'm going to propose specific changes. The goal is to reduce the size of the message below 102K so Gmail stops truncate the message, hiding a portion of ...
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How do I make a newsletter of my watched tags?

On a specific Stack Exchange site, let's say History, I have listed my watched tags. I would like to subscribe to them thanks to the newsletter as it used to be the case before: But it seems it ...
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Newsletter localization issues

Some strings are not translatable (I can't found them in Transifex) in monthly newsletter. In particular: The translation of one possible "answered by" string is not used here. Another problem ...
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Meta Stack Exchange newsletter is not delivered on December 25

I used to receive the Meta Stack Exchange newsletter on every Tuesday. I didn't receive the newsletter for this Tuesday (December 25, 2018). I have verified in junk/spam folders too, seems it is not ...
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Last entry in newsletter has messed-up user links, gravatars

I received two newsletters today and both have the same odd behavior: the asker (or answer) link for the last entry is missing: That question has several answers and, of course, an asker (none ...
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Haven't received weekly newsletter for 4 weeks

I'm only subscribed to one newsletter (Stack Overflow weekly), but I haven't received it since Tuesday 2nd October. The subscriptions tab on my profile show I am subscribed. Is there a known problem?
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How do I set my mail preferences to plain text?

I am subscribed to two or three sites. I changed my mail system. And instead of seeing my emails from a webmail, I'm seeing it directly on my computer. But it is very uncomfortable to see the emails ...
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Are YouTube links in the newsletter preview a bug or an easter egg? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Links in newsletter preview link to YouTube Go to any non-beta SE site (e.g. Android.SE). Go to the sidebar and find the newsletter panel (if you’ve already subscribed, you’...
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Duplicate newsletters

For the past week or two I've been getting two copies of each of the newsletters I'm subscribed to, just seconds apart. A few minutes ago I received two copies of the ServerFault newsletter. Here are ...
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Example newsletter dialog close character is NULL (HEX 0)

When logged in we sometimes see this in the right side of a page on Stack Exchange site: (Meta also) Clicking the "example newsletter" opens it in a pop over window aka dialog: (taken with Chrome)...
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Subscribe to newsletter dialog missing a submit button

When viewing the homepage of a site without being logged in, we see such box in the right sidebar: Clicking "Sign up for the newsletter" brings a dialog that currently looks like this: As ...
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Cancel joining the site for newsletter subscription does nothing

You can manage newsletter subscription on the SE newsletter page. However to subscribe for a specific site you need to be a member on it, if not, than clicking on subsribe link: will refers you ...
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Incorrect logo in Meta SE newsletter banner

I don't know but this might be related to the new layout. On this meta site the newsletter form shows the Stack Overflow logo: Browser: Firefox 61 on Windows 10, no relevant plugins. The problem ...
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Privacy link from the footer of newsletter is broken

Recently I've got an Email newsletter for Stack Overflow in Russian and noticed that "Privacy" link in the letter's body footer is broken:
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Stack Exchange newsletter links don’t open in the app

I have the app downloaded on my iPhone and I find it easier and smoother to use. The problem is in the Stack Exchange links from either the newsletter or when clicked on from an iMessage. I don’t have ...
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Links from email newsletters not working

Trying to click on links in a newsletter email is giving me an error: This site can’t be reached sg-links.stackoverflow.email’s server IP address could not be found. Search Google for links ...
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The newsletter info box is broken (apparently network-wide)

Our beloved newsletter box that shows up every now and then on the right side of your favourite main site appears to be broken. More concretely it appears it just "copies" the image from the left ...
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Deleted answers in newsletter

Today I noticed this is the Meta Stack Exchange newsletter: I remembered that answer was deleted more than 14 hours before that email was sent: I don't think we should see the "answered by" ...
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Please condense the markup for Stack Exchange newsletters

(This was already mentioned in Last entry in newsletter has messed-up user links, gravatars but not as an actionable feature-request.) Gmail (which many people are surely using using to receive ...
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Change newsletter subscription message position

When we are subscribing to or unsubscribing from any newsletter from the Newsletters page, it redirects to the parent site and the confirmation message is appearing in the top right corner. When ...
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6 questions in “Previous Weeks”, no “Can you answer”

In all the weekly newsletters I receive, there are usually 2-3 questions in the "Greatest hits from previous weeks" section, and 3 in "Can you answer these questions". Today's ELU newsletter has 6 in ...
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Some of the gravatars in the Newsletter don't belong to the user

Thanks for the weekly Meta Newsletter. There seems to be something off with the gravatars of some users: Shog9's avatar is If I disassemble the link in the newsletter I find this gravatar ...
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Not receiving weekly newsletter

Similar to Why did I automatically unsubscribe to about 75% of all my newsletters: I'm only subscribed to one newsletter (stackoverflow weekly), but I haven't received it since Tuesday 16th Jan - is ...
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Getting “Love this site?” banner even though I'm already subscribed to the newsletter

I'm subscribed to the newsletter, and getting it every week just fine. (MSE in this case, but pretty sure the below happens on all sites.) However, now I noticed the "Love this site?" box for the ...
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What happened to the plain-text alternative in newsletters?

I used to read Stack Exchange newsletters in mutt all the time, but now I'm just presented with this: Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2018 18:01:44 +0000 (UTC) From: Stack Overflow <do-not-reply@stackoverflow....
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Newsletter subscriptions list is not displaying in the stackexchange.com subscriptions tab

I have subscribed for two newsletters (MSE, SO), it is listing in my Edit Profile & Settings -> Newsletters tab. But the same is not listing in my Network Profile - subscriptions tab.
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Why did I automatically unsubscribe to about 75% of all my newsletters

Since SE changed the mail sending address from "do-not-reply<at>stackexchange.com" to "do-not-reply<at>stackoverflow.email" I seem to lost all my newsletter subscriptions. Before this change, I ...
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Signing up for newsletter error

I was on Money.SE when I saw an ad for the newsletter, when I tried signing up It came up with an error: there was a problem signing up for the newsletter please try again later So I decided ...