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Dec 28, 2007 at 07:22 PM

Mark for Review Forum Feature hides posts after 5th time

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Hi SDN and BPX Forum Aficionados,

The abuse button has another little known feature that has the potential to really improve the quality of forum content.

You mark a post for review by hitting the ! icon, select a category and please add a couple of words why and it gets marked for moderation.

If there are 4 other people that think a post doesn't belong to this forum, the thread automatically goes into hiding until a moderator has time to look at it and can take action accordingly.

It puts the community back into the driver seat. If enough people think a post doesn't belong it is gone. You have to be logged in to do this. See the [documentation|http://www.jivesoftware.com/jive/entry!default.jspa?categoryID=33&externalID=1321&fromSearchPage=true]

The threshold is set to 5 at the moment throughout all forums. Probably it will have to be fine tuned over time depending on how active a forum is.

This is going to be really interesting in 2008.

Happy New Year to all of you, Mark.