Questions tagged [user-labels]

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"Bot" label appears next to my username when I delete a comment posted by the Community bot

On this post: A user asked an off-topic question The community closed it An irrelevant comment was posted by the Community Bot I (a moderator) deleted the irrelevant comment My username in the ...
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Labels have incorrect spacing in timeline

I found two posts where user labels apparently have incorrect spacing in some timeline events. Example 1: The label overlaps a username. Example 2: The label has zero spacing from the username in the ...
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User labels, such as the Community user's "Bot" label, are missing in the "Reviewer Stats" panel

Since Please use the new Mod/Staff label tech to identify Community as a bot, I expected the Community user to always show a trailing "Bot" label. When looking at old suggested edit review ...
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Should Community’s profile page say "Hi, I'm not really a person.”?

The first few words in Community's profile page are Hi, I'm not really a person. Should these be removed? Arguments I can think of for removing. It’s redundant, the [bot] label is quite visible, and ...
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Please give Community its diamond back [duplicate]

Recently a long standing request has been fulfilled, identifying the Community user as a bot. I'm highly in favour of this change, especially with regards to the new stream of comments posted by it ...
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Verify users like Instagram's blue tick [duplicate]

Stack Overflow is no more just a simple ask/answer website. For me as a consultant and manager in industry, when I want to hire an engineer, watching the profile and the score of that engineer is a ...
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Add a "Co-Founder (Former)" label

The blog is showing a clear label for authors who are former co-founders of Stack Exchange: Why is Jeff Atwood's title "Co-Founder (Former)" on The Overflow? Can the same be applied on ...
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Can other bots have an identifying label, too? Even user-run bots?

Now that the Community user is going to be explicitly labelled as a bot, how about adding the same label to other bot accounts, too? There is an old request for essentially the same thing, but at the ...
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Can we please avoid calling this staff / bot / mod identifying label a "badge"?

Recently, indicators have been added to make explicit the fact that some accounts have a special status. Unfortunately, the term "badge" has been used to describe this feature; but calling ...
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Please use the new Mod/Staff label tech to identify Community as a bot

We now have some really fancy new staff and moderator labels. They've gotten good reception, and I genuinely like them—they work well. Included in response to this feature was a request by Laurel ...
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New Staff and Mod Labels on site metas and Meta Stack Exchange

Update: As can be seen on this post and elsewhere on the site, the styling for the mod/ staff labels has been modified, and hopefully will not pop out and be as overwhelming as the original colors: ...
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Text color on "Moderator" and "Staff" labels is hard to read

The "Moderator" and "Staff" labels on employee/moderator profiles have black colored text now: Especially the "Moderator" label is pretty hard to read now, so this is ...
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Employee profiles are now marked with a “Staff” indicator

As of 31 July 2019, all staff member accounts have "Staff" next to their name on their user profile. It looks like this: (This is an updated image from the original one included in this ...
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