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company January 18, 2019

State of the Stack 2019: A Year in Review

A loooong time ago, we used to post an annual “State of the Stack” update on the company and community. Then at some point it became an infographic which was… listen, everyone was doing infographics in 2011. Now it’s 2019, the company has grown and changed in so many ways, so we’re bringing this tradition…
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President and Chief Technology Officer (former)
company December 20, 2018

10 Years of Stack Giving Back

In 2009, Stack Overflow’s three employees (or associates, as they were then called) were inspired to end the year by giving back. To recognize our amazing community of moderators, we made small contributions to six nonprofits. Since then, we’ve donated over $350,000 through what we’ve dubbed Stack Overflow Gives Back. This year, we’re celebrating the…
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Marketing Coordinator - Former
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community December 4, 2018

Welcome Wagon: Community and Comments on Stack Overflow

This past summer, we wrote our first blog post about comments on Stack Overflow, focusing on our initial work rating comments internally at Stack Overflow and what we learned. Since then, we’ve fielded this comment rating task more broadly in our community. This blog post shares some of what we are learning. Engaging our community…
company October 12, 2018

Exciting Leadership Announcements

It’s been an exciting 2018 for Stack Overflow. In late spring, we launched our Welcome Wagon initiative to make the network more welcoming. In May, we shipped Stack Overflow for Teams and made our knowledge-sharing platform accessible to teams of any size. And September marked our 10th anniversary, which celebrated the 25 million answers to…
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VP, Marketing and Communications
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company September 27, 2018

Stack Overflow is 10!

Ten years ago, a lot was happening. Barack Obama and John McCain were running for U.S. president. Lehman Brothers’ collapse triggered a global financial crisis. The second iPhone came out – with 3G speeds, y’all! Tweens everywhere were deciding if they were on Team Jacob or Team Edward. Kanye West convinced everyone that what sunglasses…
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EVP of Culture and Experience (former)
community September 13, 2018

IBM and Stack Overflow Partner to Support AI Developers

IBM and Stack Overflow are partnering to bring learning and development to the AI community. As of today, the Artificial Intelligence site on the Stack Exchange network is sponsored by IBM. The site, featuring “questions about life and challenges in a world where ‘cognitive’ functions can be mimicked in purely digital environment”, is home to…
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Marketing (Former)
community August 7, 2018

Get to Know Our New Code of Conduct

Thanks to some amazing efforts and collaboration between our veteran users and quite a few new faces that jumped in to help us with our inclusion efforts, our brand new Code of Conduct (CoC) is rolling off the press and going into effect across the network today. For those of you that haven’t been following…
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Community Evangelist
community July 10, 2018

Welcome Wagon: Classifying Comments on Stack Overflow

Last month, Joe wrote about the Welcome Wagon work that we are doing to make Stack Overflow more welcoming and inclusive. Our current work involves projects across domains from asking questions to framing community standards and more; one project we have been working on is understanding how comments are used and misused on Stack Overflow.…
community June 21, 2018

Rolling out the Welcome Wagon: June Update

Back in late Spring, we posted “Stack Overflow Isn’t Very Welcoming. It’s Time for That to Change.” We know it’s all too common for companies to announce they really want to do a thing, and then… not much happens. So, it is time to share the work we’ve been doing behind the scenes and how…
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Product Manager (former)
company May 21, 2018

Changes to Our Privacy and Data Policies

Stack Overflow has always been committed to protecting your privacy and your data. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation has prompted us to review our policies and make sure that we are doing the right thing for all of our users worldwide. Stack Exchange, Inc. has updated its Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and…
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Corporate Counsel (former)
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company May 3, 2018

Stack Overflow for Teams is Now Available

It’s here. After months of designing, building, testing, and beta-ing, we’re happy to announce that as of today, Stack Overflow for Teams has launched and is available to everyone! The What & Why Of Stack Overflow for Teams It often feels like developers have to know everything, constantly juggling dozens of tools, languages, libraries, and frameworks.…
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Former GM, Teams & Enterprise