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#492 Add "Email this..." link to each story

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Rob Malda
Stories (85)
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2006-06-20
2006-02-17
kevinberk
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add a link to each story that allows a reader to
email it to a friend. I wanted to email the Peak Oil
story to a friend I had talked about it with
earlier. It is easy to email the URL, but easier
(and a call to action) if you have the email this
link.

Discussion

  • Jamie McCarthy
    Jamie McCarthy
    2006-03-03

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    This opens issues of abuse we've never really been comfortable dealing with. I
    know every other site in the world does it but my guess is most of our target
    audience keeps an email client open anyway and can copy-paste a URL just as
    well anyway. Rob, if you want to reconsider this, feel free to assign to someone.

     
  • Jamie McCarthy
    Jamie McCarthy
    2006-03-03

    • assigned_to: nobody --> cmdrtaco
     
  • kevinberk
    kevinberk
    2006-03-03

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    Jamie -

    Good points about Slash user behaviour and abuse. Perhaps a
    mailto link without the TO: filled in, but with the subject
    and the body containing some / all the article and the link?
    Making it easier to send will improve total mailings, views
    and comments

     
  • Rob Malda
    Rob Malda
    2006-06-20

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    I've always thought this was stupid since every browser has
    this built in.

     
  • Rob Malda
    Rob Malda
    2006-06-20

    • status: open --> closed-invalid