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Indicator on Meta next to the display name of former Staff and/or Mod users for actions performed with that status

When a staff member or a mod posts or performs an action on a site (like commenting, reviews, revisions) their status as Staff and/or Mod status is clearly identified using symbols or text set next to ...
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Staff label is not shown beside the staff username in 'Recent Badges'

This is how the 'Recent Badges' section looks like in MSE home page: (you have to hide hot network questions in the profile settings in order to see it) When I saw a particular user, whom I did not ...
Random Person's user avatar
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The Community user incorrectly has the staff label on all sites

I've noticed that the Community user has a staff label on all sites now: It also shows on user links on meta sites: However, this is incorrect: the Community user is not a staff member. It is not a ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
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Can we have a little whitespace between lines in user cards?

I just noticed the usercard of our Community Manager Salmon_of_Wisdom in this question, where they made an edit (which was superseded by another edit, yes one by me): As their username is relatively ...
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The /help/staff page inconsistently uses "label", "marker", and "tag" to describe what denotes staff

In /help/staff, this is mentioned: How can I identify a staff member? Staff fall into one of two categories, with different indicators: General staff - these staff members represent the bulk of our ...
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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 ...
Luke Sawczak's user avatar
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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 ...
Shadow Wizard Love Zelda's user avatar
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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 ...
doppelgreener's user avatar
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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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