Leaders Q and A Topic

Yes, App store,Google play, or anything similar.

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Okay. I understand what you mean, but here are a couple of downsides:

  • Publishing apps require something called a “developer certificate”, which costs money. In many smaller projects, people put their names as the app creator. If you do that, people visiting your app´s page on an app store can often see that information. It could be used to potentially locate a child, and at Hopscotch, safety is a high priority. That is one reason.

  • And if real names aren´t given out, many people put a developer website which can contain both emails, contact forms, names, biographies with personal information and much more.

  • Additionally, many apps include some sort of tracking technology. Being a developer myself (I don´t do mobile apps yet though), I know what tracking you can put in apps and websites. I don´t do that, but I still know all the information that you can get from a user.

I hope that you understand!

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Yes that is the point and I am not against it. I am just requesting if it can be part of the guidelines so that users will no longer advertise apps.

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Sorry! I thought that you wanted to allow sharing your apps!

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I believe it actually is already in the guidelines

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These guidelines?

Ana’s updated ones.
And possibly the FAQ

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Is it this one

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Would it be ok to do a drawing with swords in it and post it? (There wouldn’t be any sword fight or gore or anything, just poses with swords)

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That’d probably be okay.

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Tankt? I’m popping in briefly to ask that you wait for an official answer? This is an issue where my personal view may possibly differ from THTs and I don’t want to lead anyone wrongly.

Personally I want to tell you it may be okay if we view it first. There is a difference between intentions within poses and I can accept that distinction.

However, most of the guidelines here are designed to reflect American public school policies and a few international considerations due to the audiences who visit here for help. Because American public school kids can get suspended for a weapon drawn on paper (not even with a person), I feel obligated to confirm what we need to apply here. Does that make sense?

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Oh I didn’t know about the public schools, it must be different there than it is here in Asia :slight_smile:

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How do you get your username on cakedays?

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On the anniversary of the day you joined the forum, a :cake: will appear next to your user name.

On your birthday (which you can add in the profile section your account settings), a :birthday: will appear next to your user name.
It won’t appear if you didn’t add your birthday in your settings though.

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my 3rd anniversary is in July, woah!

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I haven’t been on here for a while, I just wanted to say you guys are doing a really good job of fixing up the forum. It looks much better than it did a few months ago.

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Thanks :slight_smile:
We do our best

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Thank you! Like @FearlessPhoenix said, we always do our best.

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Not sure about that… don´t do it yet until I have asked about it.

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