Welcome to your weekly update on all things Kinja. We’ve decided to bring back our weekly product recaps, and give them a bit of a fresh spin. Stay tuned every Friday for updates on feature releases and changes that have taken place during the week. Questions and dialogue are encouraged, and we look forward to hearing…
As you will soon see, our sidebar has received a makeover. The previous sidebar design contained small images and small headlines, with little to no context of the story. We hope to have addressed this in the latest design.
The tech team is updating and improving the existing commerce insets… as I write this!
Thanks Ernie! Ignore most of my rants on Mondays and keep fighting the good fight!
Words can’t express the gratitude I have for the opportunity you gave me, the things you taught me, and the places you’ve allowed me to go. You most literally gave me the opportunity of a lifetime and I hope I can make it up to you one day.
Now that every Kinja user has their own profile, we’re taking a step forward to clean up what lives on each user’s blog.
We're introducing a new way to discover what your friends are doing on Kinja. Beginning Tuesday, April 7, every user on Kinja will have a profile page.
Today you may notice a few updates to look and feel of Kinja's navigation. Our design team is around if you have any questions or feedback for them.
Facebook grows more distant from its origins as a simple social network every year. This week’s F8 developer conference made very clear (if it wasn’t enough already) that the company is now a globe-spanning octopus with tentacles in every pie. F8 topics of discussion included virtual reality, Messenger, giant…
We've surpassed the age of "mobile first" and entered that of "mobile best," or at least this was the buzzy mantra of choice at New York's stop on the traveling #TwitterFlock tour. Kickstarting our iOS training efforts, Diego, Casey and I attended Twitter's conference to learn more about their new mobile toolset, …
Love this ancient exchange!
Complexity cost is something everyone from managers (whether the CEO, product manager, or vp of engineering) to engineers themselves rarely consider. It's something a good product organization should implement solutions to always take them into consideration. The complexity cost of implementation, explanation and side…
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The Editor of Wired has posted up pictures of the Conde Nast magazine's new San Francisco offices. They look lovely, as Katie Rosman said on Twitter, a veritable journalism showroom. There's still some room for individuality.
Hey, Jason — Thanks for your note, and agreeing to air it on Politburo. I appreciate the spirit in which it was written. This is a tricky conversation to have, diversity politics and discourse policing being such delicate matters. But let's try. Lively and candid discussion is a precondition for progress. So here goes.
Great to hear from you, Jamie. At this point, we're gauging the interest from our audience and get a better understand what type of integration will best meet their needs.
Hi - I work at Pinterest and am a big fan of Lifehacker. We're excited to see you guys adding the Pin It button! More than 5 million articles are Pinned each day, so it's becoming a bigger use case for sure. You can check out what people are Pinning from Lifehacker right now here: …
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Those were the days...
When I got back to San Francisco after a three-month trip to Southeast Asia last year, I had no possessions. I was living out of hotels. Everything I carried had to fit into a backpack, so I spent the time to carefully research and buy only the very best of each individual item I was carrying. The best towel. The best…