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Chiffboard Status on Facebook

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The Chiff & Fipple Group on Facebook is now the "official" status page for news and updates when the Chiffboard is down or experiencing problems.

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2229480589

Please bookmark the page for future reference. Or, it's easy enough to find and remember. :-)

You don't need a Facebook account in order to view the page.
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Any chance you can register a custom URL?
Like http://www.facebook.com/chiffandfipple
for example. That would be WAY easier to
remember. I think they let you do that for
any page that has at least 25 members.

http://www.facebook.com/username/
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Thanks fearfie, we'll look into that. As it is, if you Google "chiff fipple facebook", our group page is the first hit.
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MTGuru wrote:Thanks fearfie, we'll look into that. As it is, if you Google "chiff fipple facebook", our group page is the first hit.

Duh, forgot about the google.
Actually, now it is second only
to this thread. How meta.
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Just a bump to remind everyone about the existence of the Chiff & Fipple group on Facebook as an alternate point of contact in the event of Chiffboard problems.

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2229480589

or just Google "chiff fipple facebook" to find it.

Thanks!
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fearfaoin wrote:Any chance you can register a custom URL?
Like http://www.facebook.com/chiffandfipple
for example. That would be WAY easier to
remember. I think they let you do that for
any page that has at least 25 members.

http://www.facebook.com/username/


Great idea, but I'm darned if I can see how to do it.
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https://www.facebook.com/help/search/?q=url

What is a Facebook username?
You can personalize your Facebook URL (web address) by selecting a unique username. It will appear in the location bar of your browser after "http://www.facebook.com/" when you view your profile or Page.

An example of a username is the phrase "fbsitegovernance" as used in the web address http://www.facebook.com/fbsitegovernance.


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Denny wrote:https://www.facebook.com/help/search/?q=url

What is a Facebook username?
You can personalize your Facebook URL (web address) by selecting a unique username. It will appear in the location bar of your browser after "http://www.facebook.com/" when you view your profile or Page.

An example of a username is the phrase "fbsitegovernance" as used in the web address http://www.facebook.com/fbsitegovernance.


Account/Account settings/username


No, that takes me to my personal Facebook account's settings, not the group settings.
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:D I don't have a group, I can't test.

I just splunked about in the help for a while and found how to get to it for me. Ain't much.... all I got though :sniffle:
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Dale wrote:Great idea, but I'm darned if I can see how to do it.


http://www.facebook.com/help/?page=897# ... 2049068263

BookFace help says you can't do it with groups. Darn.
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MTGuru wrote:The Chiff & Fipple Group on Facebook is now the "official" status page for news and updates when the Chiffboard is down or experiencing problems.

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2229480589

Please bookmark the page for future reference. Or, it's easy enough to find and remember. :-)

You don't need a Facebook account in order to view the page.


Hmmmmmm, I get a 'sign in or create an account' page from that link. Maybe because I have been very rude about facebook sometimes, and it heard me.
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DrPhill wrote:Hmmmmmm, I get a 'sign in or create an account' page from that link. Maybe because I have been very rude about facebook sometimes, and it heard me.

:-) Yes, apparently this has changed since I first posted the above. I've asked Dale to look into making the page world-readable again, if possible.

Regardless, the FB group will still be where we post outage notices for now. In case of an extended outage, we will also post a notice to thesession.org.
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