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Questions tagged [sponsored-tags]

For questions about tags which are sponsored (have an icon on them) and how tags can become sponsored.

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Provide free tag icons for non-profit projects [duplicate]

It is possible to add icons to tags as part of promotions. However, several tags exist that would benefit of an icon but without any likely sponsor (E.g. open standards, some programming languages, ...
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Does the logo in the tag info page stay even after the sponsorship ends?

If I buy a tag sponsorship on Stack Overflow, then even after my ads stop running, will my logo on the tags remain? Or do I have to have the ads ongoing, renewing every 30 days?
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Tag icon does not appear

I'm sure some users have noticed this before, but it seems that nobody complained about it. When adding a tag on my Favorite Tags tab, the icon of the recently added tag isn't being displayed ...
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Can an interested sponsor seed new tags?

New tags can only be created on relevant questions by users with sufficient reputation. However, can sponsored tags be created proactively without an existing question by an interested sponsor?
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Sponsored tag images not displaying [closed]

Is it normal that I'm having this display and how can I fix it?
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Why do some tags have image attachments? [duplicate]

I see some tags have images and some do not, why is this?
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Open Source Communities should get “Sponsored” Tags

Currently "sponsored" tags are only available for tags in which a sponsor has ponied up cash for. Since most open source communities cannot afford or justify the expense of purchasing a "sponsored" ...
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Can we have small but informative favicons for the most popular tags at Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

It's real pleasure for my eyes to see https://stackoverflow.com/tags/google-app-engine/info with a custom icon: Which made me think, why don't we have all our tags (or just the most popular ones) ...
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Sponsored tag icons always delivered using http [duplicate]

Prevent attackers from embedding evil kittens as tag icons! (Well, I faked that one... Really, GitHub doesn't sponsor the tag icon? Sorry for misusing your logo, fitted much too nice here.) When ...
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Update the outdated sponsored icons for Google Cloud Products

Google recently updated the logos for the cloud products so I think it would be nice to update them here as well. The outdated icons: google-app-engine google-cloud-storage google-bigquery google-...
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Who stole the fox?

Take a look here, the firefox tag page: As far as I know this is Firefox official logo: (original) I'm pretty sure it used to be that official logo until recently but now it's suddenly changed ...
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Why does NVidia own the GPGPU tag, despite it not being in any way NVidia-specific? [duplicate]

General-Purpose GPU Computing is not a concept dominated purely by NVidia. It is somewhat abstract; there are multiple vendors/organizations/consortia involved in this field; and there's a popular non-...
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Is it possible to edit a tag and include an image?

Some tags have small images against them (such as visual studio 2012). I was wondering is it possible to actually edit other tags and add images (i.e. adding the VS2010 logo to the visual studio 2010 ...
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Weird border issue around sponsored links

When filtering by multiple tags, the tag wiki doesn't appear, but the sponsored links are still there. This can cause some weird formatting issues: It may be hard to see exactly what I mean, so I've ...
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Can you add dart logo to all dart-related tags?

The logo should apply to all: dartlang, dart, dartium (chrome with integrated) dartvm.
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Webp tag doesn't have a sponsored advert like other 'special' tags [duplicate]

See this picture below, found when clicking on webp. This tag is a sponsored one. Normally they have an associated 'advert' (served by the ad engine anyway) like android, but this doesn't. I guess ...
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What about when a sponsored tag doesn't have a universally accepted sponsor for that tag?

Today I noticed the sponsorship for the asp.net-mvc and asp.net-mvc-4 tags, it's for DevExpress. I'm a user of ASP.NET MVC (all versions up to and including 4) and there's not a natural association ...
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Medium blank gap between navigation and tag description [duplicate]

There is a medium-sized gap between the navigation area and the tag description, for a (or possibly a few) tag(s). This seems to happens on sponsored tags (e.g. google-chrome-extension), but not ...
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Spam in sponsored links?

I was just on the google-app-engine tag, which has a sponsered links section on the top. For the longest time, these were all documentation and mailing list links from Google. Now, a new one has ...
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Blank space in Kendo UI [duplicate]

When clicking on the Kendo UI tag, it just shows a big blank div: Is this a bug?
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Is sponsor ad expired for excel tag? If yes then remove the free space

It's look like sponsorship on tag excel is expired. So the advertisement is removed. But the space is not removed. Before few days (or may be till 31st Dec. 2012) the advertisement was like this: ...
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Sponsored results on Stack Overflow?

I was having a look at the Stack Overflow entry on this website where they mention that Stack Overflow makes money through sponsored results (and ads). Is that correct? If so, does anybody know how or ...
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Windows Azure logo on sponsored tags has white artifacts and looks ugly

Here's how the azure sponsored tag looks like (on the right): You see, sponsored Azure logo is a blue trapezoid on white background (as on the left) and it's mechanically copied onto the tag box so ...
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Who is Doris ? Why is she sponsoring HTML5? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Doris knows HTML5” - who is she? https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/html5 I mean, Google sponsoring Android, Chrome and Dart, MS doing it with Windows related ...
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“Doris knows HTML5” - who is she?

I just noticed that the html5 tag has a new icon: I searched on Stack Overflow and Google for her. Apparantly, she once showed up in an advert. Other than that, I know nothing about her. Who is Doris,...
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Is it possible to get a tag icon for an open source project? [duplicate]

The Setup: I answer a lot of questions about Flex on StackOverflow. Flex is the Adobe created framework for building Rich Internet Applications on their Flash Platform. Adobe has donated Flex (and ...
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Broken Layouts for Special Tags

Basically all pages that include a query for one of the specialty tags (i.e google-chrome, amazon-elb, amazon-ec2) are showing a massive amount of whitespace above the query result (questions). I'm ...
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Why does in SO google chrome tag has its logo image but Internet explorer does not? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do icons on the tags mean? I have just checked tags and saw that google chrome tag has its logo but there is no logo for internet explorer ? Is there any kind of ...
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Layout spacing issue on newest questions for sponsored tags

I noticed a layout issue when clicking on sponsored tags. When clicking on tag android I got a layout like this with a large section of white-space: This same thing happened for the tag facebook. ...
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Chrome Icon in Chrome Tags is stretched

The Chrome icon/logo is stretched horizontally slightly in Chrome tags, making it oblong instead of circular. Here: I've seen this in Chrome 19 and Safari on OSX.
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Sponsored tag images not loading [closed]

The sponsored tag images are not loading for me: The request gets a 500 error after 21 seconds using cdn.sstatic.net: Location: London, England.
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Why is there a NVIDIA logo in the [GPU] and [GPGPU] tags? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do icons on the tags mean? I'm not sure if this is a very recent change, but I have noticed that some of the tags I follow (CUDA, GPU and GPGPU) have the NVIDIA logo ...
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Is tag sponsorship contributing to confusion between “metro” and “metro-ui”?

We've discussed the Windows 8 / Metro situation before. What should the tag for the new Windows 8 runtime be? Consensus on taxonomy for Windows Phone, Windows 8, and things named Metro? Windows 8 ...
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Sponsored links section errors 500 on repeated tag selection

I have observed that when I click my favorite tags, I am seeing 500 error in sponsored links section. Here is the screenshot.
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If a company finds their tag sponsored by a competitor do they have recourse?

There are a number of questions on Meta about whether it is OK to sponsor a competing product and the answer seems to be that this is acceptable. What happens if the owner of a trademarked name finds ...
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Allow icons on tags not only for sponsors [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: What do icons on the tags mean? Add icon to Java tag Having images on tags is currently reserved for sponsors – can this please be changed, so we can have more tags ...
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Is it really ok to sponsor a tag associated with a competing product?

I just noticed that the git tag is currently being sponsored by Plastic SCM, which as far as I understand, is a competing product. Is it really kosher to have the first thing you see when visiting a ...
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Strange icon behavior with sponsored tags in revision view

When I view a question's edit in the revision view, any edits to sponsored tags cause that tag's icon to be displayed offset a few pixels from where I'd expect it to show. I've reproduced this in ...
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Facebook tag icons are distorted and not in original size

The facebook tags use this icon: http://cdn.sstatic.net/stackoverflow/img/tag-facebook.png, which is a image of size 18px x 18px. However, the <img> is starched to size 18px x 16px: <img ...
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Synonyms and icons for bug tracking tags

I think the bug-tracking tag should be a synonym of the issue-tracking tag. I don't think that either of those tags should use the youtrack tag's icon (unfair competition). Should the bug-tracker tag ...
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“chrome” tag automatically converts to “google-chrome” [closed]

I had a question about firefox chrome earlier, and so I added the tag chrome to it When I submitted the question, it had turned chrome into google-chrome with a little google chrome icon beside it. ...
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What about Tag images for OpenSource projects?

I know that the ability to put an image on a tag is one way that SO does advertising, but what about open source projects that don't have a commercial sponsor? Would it be possible to allow images to ...
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How do you go about getting a sponsored tag

How do you go about getting a sponsored tag and how much does it cost? Is it a price on application sort of thing? Thanks!
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Has a change happened in the policy for sponsoring tags for abstract concepts?

I have just remarked today that: Redgate still sponsors a few SQL Server tags, but they do not sponsor performance any more. Telerik (which was rather infamous for sponsoring tags such as testing and ...
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Why do some tags on Stack Overflow have associated images? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do icons on the tags mean? Why do some tags on Stack Overflow have associated images? Are they being promoted by sponsors? For example, why does [silverlight] display the ...
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Add the R logo to the R tag?

Hi, I've noticed some tags bear a logo. It would be nice to have the R logo on the tag as well. Is this doable / legal?
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What happens when two companies sponsor the same tag?

This is just me wondering, it is not meant to start another discussion on the sponsored tags. But what happens when two companies want to sponsor a tag? For example, I see Silverlight is sponsored by ...
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Visual Studio 2010 sponsored tag icon does not fit

Is it just me or does image for the sponsored tag for Visual Studio 2010 not fit? Maybe I am just a detail freak, but it bugs me a bit. It looks more like an X than the infinity sign.
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Why does the SO C# tag show a “D” icon on it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do icons on the tags mean? Shouldn't it be 'C#'? Who decides what icon to use? Who put it there? And the big one, why is it a 'D'?
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Can I request a small sponsor icon change?

I read Stack Overflow daily at work, and often use it as a resource; I love it. Today I noticed a new sponsor logo — the kind that appears next to the tags — it looks like capital D with ...