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01 July 2014 @ 05:06 pm
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So, I figured this out pretty quickly but it has come to my attention that I'm just geared to think like a developer and designer and not necessarily like a users. Which means LJ (my too sometimes) made the stupid move of making things harder on us but have no fear. Your links to updating your userpics or going to your memories aren't gone they are just hard to find.

1. Go to your profile. You are going to see some useless information. We are looking for Statistics on the right.
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20 June 2014 @ 03:46 pm
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We're very happy to let you know that your Friends page is staying! We've heard you about wanting to keep the current version of your Friends page (styled the same as your journal itself), so you can now keep your current Friends page style even in the redesigned version of the site!

-- This URL ( will continue to show your current Friends page style.

-- This URL ( will show the new redesigned Friends feed style.
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Seriously? They heard us and there is a heavenly host of angels singing Hallelujah! I mean it is a miracle right?

I don't know if this means clicking on the "friend" link on the navigation of our journals will bring us to the friends page or the feed? For me it goes to the friends page but then I refused to switch to the feed. I can access the feed through the link LJ has provided but my friends page is intact.

If anyone should encounter that they are getting the feed instead of the friends page, comment and I'll see what I can figure out.

Mood: shockedshocked
12 June 2014 @ 04:59 pm
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29 May 2014 @ 12:41 pm
Maybe after all these years of constant complaining someone got the message. Part of me wonders if this is because of the new CEO Katya Akudovich who used to work for Google. I mean when was the last time LJ asked our opinion? And yet today they posted this over at news :

This is just a quick news post to let you know we're going to be reviving the lj_feedback community. Be sure to join, watch, or track that community to follow the action there.

To get things started, a new entry has been posted there today about a possible new feature, so head on over to weigh in with your input and suggestions!

Could it be? Now the new entry they speak of talks of a +1 feature. This means you can say you +1 this post or if someone comments something brilliant you can +1 there comment.

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Looks like LJ is starting to listen to us and I have to wonder if it has to do with new management. They our asking our opinion and how does the old saying go "You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar." In other words, go to the post link below and tell them how they can make LJ your favorite place on the internet and be polite. Seriously, people love to hear you sympathize with them and you think they are doing a good job even if there is something you don't like.

Some of the suggestions I made to LJ are on this list, though I bet I'm not the only one who made them. I work in customer service and I work with website feedback all the time. Do you realize the negative put downs are opened, barely read and then deleted? The moment you rant at them, the moment you start putting them down; they won't listen.

So my suggestions is to be polite, helpful, give examples of issues, tell them why you think something is just going to improve LJ. They want to know these things, not that you hate them for changing stuff. Help them improve. Let's teach them what we really want.

Originally posted by theljstaff at Site redesign feedback
We wanted to post here to let you know that we've been reading your feedback, to show you what the most common feedback we have received is, and to give you an opportunity to let us know what else we may have missed. So far, what we know is:

1) You don't like how everything just suddenly changed with no warning or initial announcement.

2) The colors are too light. Especially with regards to comment pages (both header colors and the grey text color), text entered into the Update page, the entry page text, and links/lj tags which you have visited look too similar to those you haven't.
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In addition to the new services Akudovich teases, LiveJournal is also rolling out new iOS and Android applications next month, designed to appeal to both writers and readers. And the company is hopping on the ‘anonymity’ bandwagon, now in vogue thanks to services like Whisper, Yik Yak and Secret, noting that LiveJournal “will remain anonymous and will never ask its users to identify themselves.”

That’s also been a big selling point for the service in areas of the world where free speech crackdowns continue, including in Russia. (For instance, LiveJournal recently removed the display of subscriber numbers on LJ blogs, following the approval of a new Russian law that imposed stricter rules on bloggers with over 3,000 daily visits.)

Read this article. It is interesting though a little scary. I don't like Medium and I'm hoping they wish to improve the service like I mentioned in the Change Isn't Always Bad post.

Still a better IOS App would be appreciated.