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Fri, Nov 2, 2018 2:36 PM

Updates to IMDb Title FAQ

Hi All,

Today (02nd Nov 2018) we are pleased to announce the launch of Title FAQ contributions on desktop. With a new redesigned look, you can now easily share your knowledge with other entertainment fans. This launch is part of our continuing efforts to enhance your experience, feature simplifications to improve usability, and identifying opportunities to bring consistency across our desktop / mobile platforms.

 With this launch, you can:

·        Add an FAQ with the Question and Answer

·        Add an FAQ with a Question only, if you want help getting an answer

·        Edit an FAQ with the Answer or an improved Answer




For more information you can read our Title FAQ help article here: https://help.imdb.com/article/contribution/titles/title-faqs/GERVRQ3SYG8FTJEG

Start sharing your questions and answers now.
Stewart

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2 years ago

Title FAQ contributions on desktop.
With a new redesigned look, you can now easily share your knowledge with other entertainment fans.
by Stewart, Official Rep
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IMDb could set up Message Boards for Titles and Users could share their knowledge...

Oooppppss!  - Been there -  Done that.   (21,600,000 new Users since then)

https://help.imdb.com/article/imdb/new-features-updates/boards-closure-faq/G5HU888HZYE8LF79#

https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/imdb-message-boards
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2 years ago

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2 years ago

This is a step in the right direction. I still propose that the ability to incorporate hyperlinks to relevant and proper yet otherwise arbitrary pages including ones external to the IMDb domain. Such should be the case for not only title FAQ pages but parental guides as well, just like the old way.

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2 years ago

Reading the guidelines, it is a bit jarring that the first rule is "Do not add content that obviously fits other sections of IMDb," but the first example of a FAQ item is, "Is 'Blade Runner' based on a book?" This information is often included in the writer credits. Many other FAQ items are also about things that can be covered in other sections. The guidelines don't really help determine where you draw the line.

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That particular FAQ item was probably there before the migration, though.

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I agree Peter. I hope a staffer will respond to this.

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2 years ago

I added a FAQ ‎Nov‎ ‎5 ‎2018
Not listed on MY Update History page
It is listed on MY Contribution History page

Your Update History:  
https://www.imdb.com/updates/history
Your Contribution History (Beta):
https://contribute.imdb.com/contributions/history

I would like to Edit this FAQ - minor corrections - I can not do that ??

the [Edit] button is for ??

All the text is a link to itself


(Desktop computer at home)
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