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An Update To The Gab Feed and NSFW Settings

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This week we rolled out an update to two existing Gab features: the main feed and our Not Safe For Work settings. During this rollout there were several bugs that the community brought to our attention which have since been patched and resolved.

These included profile avatars not loading properly, content not showing up in the main feed, image previews not displaying correctly, no posts being displayed in the category sections, and latency issues with the newly released feed. These have since been fixed and we will continue to monitor your feedback to make further improvements. We performed extensive quality assurance testing before release and relied on our community to report any bugs we may have missed. We thank you for your patience and help.

The new feed was a critical update for many reasons:

It improved the overall speed of the site dramatically.
It gives us a framework to add native video content in the coming weeks.
It improved performance for users who had large followings.
It improved the embedding of images and url’s dramatically.

We also launched an update to our existing Not Safe For Work feature to make it easier for users to understand and use.

Our guidelines have been very clear about this feature for a very long time. Previously the feature relied on users knowing to manually tag NSFW posts with the hashtag #NSFW. It also required other users to manually add #NSFW to their muted words list. This process was very tedious and had…Read More

Lakeem Khodra
Lakeem Khodra
News Writer/Contributor at Tyranny News @lakeemk

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