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SE needs a better social media policy (and could us experienced users get a little love too?)

Adam and Shane were trying to help. They had (and have) good intentions. But they were the wrong people in the wrong place with insufficient training, and there's yet to be any retraction. SE, like ...
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What are the effective communication channels for effecting change to SE?

Thought experiment Let's imagine that this week, the same person with the same attitude had posted the same complaint on meta instead of as a tweet. What would have happened? Feel free to post your ...
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SE needs a better social media policy (and could us experienced users get a little love too?)

I've been urged to repeat here on meta what I said in the blog post. I'm not going to copy the whole thing here (you can read it there), but I'll copy the section about what I want in the aftermath ...
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What are the effective communication channels for effecting change to SE?

I don't see any reasonable way other than SE making an intentional effort to listen more to the community on the various meta sites, and follow through with it. Or just declare that meta doesn't ...
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Add a Mastodon link in addition to Twitter?

I don't think it's the place of websites to add social media links anymore, and I would only ever be in favor of abandoning our existing social links in favor of just providing a single website link ...
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SE needs a better social media policy (and could us experienced users get a little love too?)

I moved this from an answer to a different question on realizing it fits better here (because I still sometimes like following rules). The original question was about the most effective communication ...
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What are the effective communication channels for effecting change to SE?

This is basically another form of saying How and where can I generate bad publicity for {company X} such that the bad publicity drives them to change {thing that needs to change}? To pick a big, ...
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What is the purpose of the Stack Overflow / Stack Exchange Instagram account?

First a non-answer part: However, there should be some transparency regarding how it works and making sure that the effort expended is adding value. Well, that is up to the company. As long as ...
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What are the effective communication channels for effecting change to SE?

Title of your question kind of hints at an answer. One of communication channels to consider for effecting change to SE is to discuss this change in the very same social media channel where it ...
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What are the effective communication channels for effecting change to SE?

It’s here it should be, but SE team need to improve. As such in IMO; I would think that after X votes, an official reply should be made by the SE team to show the request acceptance. After a bounty ...
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What are the effective communication channels for effecting change to SE?

Obviously, those channels that lack all the quality control and boringness MSE provides. Because it's not about lists of pros and cons, or about rational suggestions, but rather, as Jeff succinctly ...
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SE needs a better social media policy (and could us experienced users get a little love too?)

Sorry to rain on the parade, but... maybe SE should get someone that could tell them what that policy should look like and, maybe, what is the problem with the current status quo. I know that ...
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What are the Stack Exchange goals in terms of anonymity or otherwise?

What are the Stack Exchange goals in terms of anonymity or otherwise? If you navigate to the edit profile & settings link (within your profile), you'll see within "Web presence" that you can (...
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Add a Mastodon link in addition to Twitter?

Twitter is dead, and with its rename to X I think this post is worth revisiting. I suggest replacing social links with a more flexible structure for social links and personal websites. I would ...
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SNS Stack Exchange

Social Networking Services are examples of web-applications i.e. web sites that look like applications. We have a site for them that has facebook and instagram tags. You can see what kind of questions ...
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Can StackExchange network site(s) be considered "Social Media"?

Yes, reading that Wikipedia article makes one think that Stack Exchange might be social media (though 'collaborative projects' is a better fitting term than 'forums'; see the often quoted "we're ...
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Automatically posting SE achievements to Twitter

I've managed to create a RSS feed for my reputation changes in a specific SE site (which probably makes more sense than a global RSS feed). These are the steps: Figure out your user ID for the SE ...
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Instagram link needs to be added to footer

The Instagram account is added to the footer of all the Stack Exchange sites. Screenshot from Meta Stack Exchange: Screenshot from Stack Overflow:
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SNS Stack Exchange

I think you're looking for Web Applications. They seem to cover social media sites.
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Add a Mastodon link in addition to Twitter?

Verification is an important reason for adding a link field. Mastodon instances verify links by downloading the page and looking for a backlink with a rel=me attribute on the profile. If the link is ...
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What are all the stackexchange twitter accounts?

Found some in 'You may also like' https://twitter.com/stackapps https://twitter.com/StackSoftEng https://twitter.com/StackGameDev https://twitter.com/StackUX https://twitter.com/StackWriting ...
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Allow users to include links to social media sites in profile

I'm not sure if these features were added since this Question was last active, but Edit profile and settings [currently] has distinct fields for Github, Twitter (obviously I'm not on there [yet?]), ...
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