Roadmap


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Get a better spam filter

Because we don't get that many real questions at the moment, when we get spam, it's painfully obvious. Let's get a better spam filter to help address this. Maybe you need 5...

Submitted 2 years ago by rbwhitaker  |  3 comments

STAGE: Discussing


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"Top Experts" should not include people with negative reputation.

With the influx of spam recently, there are a few users who have gained quite a bit of negative reputation. Yet somehow, these people are showing up on the list of Top...

Submitted 3 years ago by rbwhitaker  |  0 comments

STAGE: Discussing


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Can you give us some insight on what we might expect with the future of this site?

This site seems to have sort of... died... a few months back. I haven't seen any of the "originals" around here with the exception of Alain in quite some time. There seems...

Submitted 3 years ago by rbwhitaker  |  4 comments

STAGE: Discussing


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Email notifications when answers are submitted

When a user posts a question, an email notification should be sent to them when an answer is submitted. This would most certainly increase engagement. I asked a question...

Submitted 3 years ago by Mnort9  |  0 comments

STAGE: Discussing


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Save draft of partially written answers.

Sometimes, I get started writing an answer and have to leave for a variety of reasons. Later on, I come back and revisit the question, and still want to answer it. But the...

Submitted 3 years ago by rbwhitaker  |  1 comments

STAGE: Discussing


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Survey, personal, and opinion questions. How to get the benefits without the downsides? Adding a community section.

(You can skip to the bottom for a tl;dr)Today I saw a new user posting a question, "Founders: what's on your desk right now?"This is the type of question would have been...

Submitted 3 years ago by Jay Neely  |  3 comments

STAGE: Discussing


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Weekly Newsletter with most popular/hot/trending/unanswered stuff

Just like all other SE sites, it helps keep track of what's going on in the community, what's hot right now, what hasn't been answered, etc.It could even be an RSS feed...

Submitted 3 years ago by Xavi Esteve  |  1 comments

STAGE: Planned


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Ability to delete your own comments.

You should be able to delete your own comments. If we're worried about people destroying the continuity of a discussion, I'd be OK with limiting it to being able to delete...

Submitted 3 years ago by rbwhitaker  |  1 comments

STAGE: Planned


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Anonymous questions & answers

We should think about having the ability to post a question or answer anonymously. Sometimes you are bound by contracts and thus can't ask / answer something due to...

Submitted 3 years ago by Nishank Khanna  |  2 comments

STAGE: Discussing


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Q&A + Hacker News hybrid?

Q&A is a great platform in itself but one of the things that limits a pure Q&A model is sharing something interesting you found with the community.Hacker News /...

Submitted 3 years ago by Nishank Khanna  |  1 comments

STAGE: Discussing


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Should we show attribution for UP votes?

Maybe we should show who upvoted a question or answer (similar to Quora).Why we should: Extra way for people to be visible on the site. Even if someone isn't asking or...

Submitted 3 years ago by Chrissie Gray  |  3 comments

STAGE: Discussing


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Images support in answers

Ability to add images to an answer.This was live for all of 10 minutes until someone started posting NSFW pictures in all the questions. Had to turn it off and change the...

Submitted 3 years ago by Nishank Khanna  |  3 comments

STAGE: Planned


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Spam / low quality answer handling

From the burst in traffic from HN (this question was #1 on HN for a few), it's apparent we need to quickly roll out basic spam filtering features.Adapted from @JayNeely's...

Submitted 3 years ago by Nishank Khanna  |  4 comments

STAGE: Discussing


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CC by-sa 3.0 license for all of Bright Journey

Reference: http://www.brightjourney.com/q/licence-user-generated-content-bright-journeyWe need to figure out a proper way to implement this with an API as well (no point of...

Submitted 3 years ago by Nishank Khanna  |  0 comments

STAGE: Planned


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Relevant content engine

This will take some time to build out. The goal: you should see relevant questions first.Some variables that could be used to create relevancy: Ability to follow topics and...

Submitted 3 years ago by Nishank Khanna  |  0 comments

STAGE: Discussing


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Social sharing of questions / answers

Especially in BrightJourney's growth phase, we need to make it as easy as possible to get other people involved. Unanswered questions should have a clear call-to-action...

Submitted 3 years ago by Jay Neely  |  1 comments

STAGE: Planned


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New message alert in browser header

I tend to keep my browser tabs open all the time, which means I have to actively refresh the BrightJourney page to see if there has been an update to Questions I have...

Submitted 3 years ago by Nick Stevens  |  3 comments

STAGE: Planned


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Unanswered Questions - purpose/usage

Currently we have a button leading to a page of unanswered questions, which doesn't appear to have a logical sort order.Is it part of the site/community ethos that no...

Submitted 3 years ago by Nick Stevens  |  1 comments

STAGE: Planned


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Subscribe to questions you haven't answered

Sometimes I see a question that I'd like to follow - but can't (yet) give input on.I'd like to be able to click a button which will let me get an alert when an answer or...

Submitted 3 years ago by Nick Stevens  |  1 comments

STAGE: Discussing


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Add missing pages from SE data dump

After some analysis, StackExchange's data dump did not have all the questions from the old Answers.OnStartups. Here is an...

Submitted 3 years ago by Nishank Khanna  |  0 comments

STAGE: Planned