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March 2, 2011 Starting today users will notice a change to our commenting process designed to improve the quality of discussions on NPR.org. In an effort to decrease spam and encourage civility we will more aggressively moderate the user comments that appear on the site.
February 15, 2011 In order to update things on NPR.org, we occasionally have to take features down. Specifically, in order to upgrade comments, we need to take comments down for about 2 hours. We are planning to do that today at 2pm – so comments will be unavailable from 2-4pm ET (barring any disasters).
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October 12, 2010 We're taking steps to cut back on the amount of spam and so-called trolls posting on NPR.org, and we'd like your input on what else we can do to improve the situation.
September 1, 2010 NPR.org rolls out new Facebook and Twitter sharing buttons for story and blog pages. There's also a new dashboard highlighting our ongoing social media activities.
August 11, 2010 In the coming weeks we’re planning to adjust our story tools at the top of the story pages, and we'd like your input!
July 13, 2010 NPR's Facebook page reaches a major milestone: one million fans.
June 9, 2010 NPR Communications joins the Twitterverse at @NPR.
April 28, 2010 PubCampOhio, a BarCamp-style unconference about collaboration between public radio stations and their communities, is coming up May 8 in Columbus.
March 3, 2010 NPR is rolling out a new shortened URL, n.pr, which will make it easier for people on Twitter and other social media platforms to share our links.
October 27, 2009 NPR and PBS co-hosted PublicMediaCamp the weekend of October 17. Andy Carvin reflects on how it went, and what happens next.
October 15, 2009 New rules encourage NPR's news staff to use popular social media services "for journalistic purposes and as a way to connect with the audience." But journalists also must avoid saying or doing anything online that jeopardizes NPR's credibility.
August 4, 2009 NPR, PBS and the AU Center for Social Media will co-host a national PublicMediaCamp in Washington DC the weekend of October 17, bringing together public broadcasters and community technology activists to brainstorm new ways of working together.
July 27, 2009 Despite the fact that everyone on the NPR.org relaunch team was running around like lunatics for 14 hours Sunday, we still managed to tweet about the experience and receive constructive real-time feedback from the public.
April 29, 2009 We're now experimenting with Facebook Connect, which will allow you to cross-post any comments you post on NPR.org to your Facebook feed as well.
January 16, 2009 In case you haven't seen my tweets about it yet, Inauguration Report is now live. We've managed to create a variety of ways for you to share your inauguration experiences, from text messaging to an iPhone app. CBS News and American University are ...
January 11, 2009 When we first launched the NPR Community on September 28 of last year, we wondered how long it would take for us to reach 50,000 registered users, and a number of us figured it would take at least six months to reach that goal.
It turns out we we...
December 31, 2008 The presidential inauguration is less than a month away and the NPR social media desk is kicking it into high-gear to figure out how we can get all of you involved in our inauguration coverage. We're also looking for some techies who can help make...
December 31, 2008 When a comment thread goes sour, it's mostly the work of trolls, or people who say just about anything to get a rise out of others.
November 25, 2008 Some things are predictable. Anyone could have guessed that The Beatles would be among the top-10 favorite bands of the NPR community. (For the record, it's number two, behind Radiohead.)
November 14, 2008 Since we launched the NPR Community, we've had more than 27,000 comments posted, with many more "good" than "bad."
October 21, 2008 This morning, we rolled out some new social networking features on the Web site and addressed some bugs as well.
October 1, 2008 Users have offered some great feedback on ways we can improve NPR.org's social networking tools. Here's a recap of some of the best ideas.
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