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I believe the blog sometimes has comment moderation turned on. I've had comments posted (almost?) instantly, and others that showed up days later and even not at all. My guess is they have gone back and forth (possibly per post) enabling and disabling moderation on comments depending on the topic, staff availability, etc. I don't think there is any feedback ...


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The whole post, like many on the blog nowadays, is just an advertisement for Teams. Sadly, it is not disclaimed to be an advertisement (legal?). It's also a bit weird: who builds a content database in a chatroom? Ridiculous comparison. Anyway, that's why it says "this company" rather than naming said company: the whole post, including its title, is ...


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It's become the term for people who work for Stack Overflow. It was informally used until recently but our new CEO loves the term and it's becoming more prevalent in internal communication. As far as I'm aware, it's not been used regularly to refer to users of the network. Sara started working here in 2018, about a week before my own start date. That said, ...


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No, it's not commonly used (anymore - Mari-Lou A found some references, mostly from 10 years ago). Otherwise somebody would have put it in the Stack Exchange Glossary - Dictionary of Commonly-Used Terms already. I'm not aware of any special term Stack Exchange users regularly use to describe themselves, other than generic ones like "Stack Overflow member".


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Spotify was never launched in Russia. There's a pending request to launch it in Russia, which is still in "Not Right Now" status. List of countries where Spotify is available can be found here. That said, Stack Exchange did pick another host, Overcast, which appears to work for everyone. Update: Less than a day after this issue was reported here, and ...


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They mention this on the StackOverflow Blog in the Iterating on Inclusion post: Over the next few months, you’re going to see a lot more of this from us. As part of this next phase of work, we’re going to work to fix features that make people feel like they’ve been publicly shamed, and reduce some of the social friction that is built into our product. ...


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