Bitmob 2.16 is live: A few fixes and improvements

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We just updated Bitmob with a few tweaks and fixes:

  • You can edit your own comments again. Sorry we dropped this function by accident with our last update!
  • When you put a URL in the comments, it should consistently hyperlink now for easy clickin'.
  • You can reply to all comments now, even though replies will only go one level deep. So if you reply to a reply, it will just appear at the bottom of that mini-thread.
  • If this is all working correctly, you should get an email notification (unless you opt out via Account Settings under your Profile tab) when:

    • Someone comments on a story that you wrote.
    • Someone replies to your comment.
    • Someone adds another reply to a comment you've already replied to (sort of like Facebook's commenting system).
    • You "subscribe to this comment thread" (by clicking the link at the bottom of the comments, below the "write comment" box).
  • Before, if any writers used a headline that started or ended with quotation marks, our system would delete those for some unknown reason. This is fixed now.
  • A very tiny handful of profile pages were broken, and their users couldn't access them. This is fixed now.
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes and minor tweaks that will make our lives easier while working on this site.

Note: Embedding video is a little wonky right now, and we're not sure why. We're working on this! In the meantime, if you try embedding a video and it doesn't work, but we're editing the article for you to put on the front page, we'll fix this in the backend. That's what she…never mind.

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