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  1. Fix the invite system - Scammers are using it!

    The invite system is broken. Every user gets 3 invites, and those users get 3 more invites. This has lead to a group of scammers pretty much taking over Bing Distill. They have created answers with phone numbers that lead to companies with malicious intent, and created new users to up vote those answers and get them published publicly to Bing to fool users.

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      • Comments need an "Upvote" button and Edits need a "Thank" button.

        I'd like to be able to show my appreciation when someone has done something useful.

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        • primary alias

          For security reason, never show or send E-Mail with primary alias, some time people when it urgent and they don't have time to check what they do, need advertisement from E-Mail send system to advice them about, for security reason, never chair E-Mail with contact even if you are sure about the contact that you going to contact via E-Mail, via Skype, via Xbox or via any platform of communication. Never show or shear the primary alias. Here Microsoft have to improve and secure all this services have to do with primary alias.

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          • Check if lowercase URL is valid before modifying

            When the "Robot" creates an excerpt, it converts the URL to lowercase. However, some URLs are case-sensitive, at Wikipedia for example. I ran into (and fixed, I think) a broken Wikipedia link due to this.

            I suggest fixing "Robot" to verify that a lowercase URL points to the same content as the original URL before using the lowercase version as a reference.

            Also, I tried submitting this directly through the "Feedback about Bing Distill" form and got an error submitting.

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            • Bringing Bing Distill to other countries

              Because that would help the ***** and the users themselves too(like Brazil).
              Not to mention that in other countries would have more involvement in the world, helping Microsoft help the Bing

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              • Allow alternate usernames

                I think it would be preferable to use a nickname/pseudonym versus my real name throughout Bing Distill.

                Even using just our first name and last initial would be preferable to publicly displaying my entire real first name on my activity.

                I would most likely be much more active if I could use an alternate username or limited real name throughout the service.

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                  • Prevent Distill from being used for advertising

                    It should be a Bing policy that Distill not be used as a means of achieving free advertisements. Currently, questions can be a keyword phrase (vs an actual question), the answer to which is a company pitch and website link.

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                    • Report a user

                      The ability to report users who are creating extremely poor quality answers or are creating "troll" answers. Possible banning after multiple reports perhaps?

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                      • Peer Review

                        One of the most frustrating things about Distill for me is that I might write out an answer to a question but because it is never peer reviewed, it does not get published. Can you build a sort of peer review system in which once a question is answered, the solution is then sent to people who are "experts" (answered a lot of those types of questions) for review. This would delegate the responsibility of peer review to certain people and might increase the percent of distill answers that actually get published!

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                        • Add Social Network Connections

                          It would be great if we could add social profiles (i.e. Facebook, Twitter...) to our personal page in Bing Distill Community.

                          Thus, all of us can have networking with each other in a very convenient way.

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                            • Enter posts comment instead of new line

                              When typing up a comment on Distill, pressing enter just makes a new line, which makes little sense because comments are supposed to be short. I suggest either changing it to submitting the comment when you hit enter, or press Shift-enter to post.

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                              • Possible Grammatical error on one of the "Before getting started..." Pages

                                In the attached screenshot it mentions fixing grammer, however the sentence below the textbox says this: "Don't use sites that not authoritative..." Should it be Don't use sites that ARE not authoritative..."

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                                • Consider using DZone's AnswerHub software to power Bing Distill

                                  Several groups (including XBox and Visual Studio) within Microsoft are using AnswerHub with great success, and it is a perfect fit for the scope and scale of Bing Distill. AnswerHub powers massive Q&A sites for numerous partners, and we'd love to work with the Bing Distill team on realizing your vision for a thriving Bing Distill knowledge-sharing ecosystem.

                                  http://www.dzonesoftware.com/
                                  Best contact: Matt Schmidt - matts@dzone.com

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                                  • Post history with history of changed by user and date

                                    Timeline of changes is needed on every post so that we can appropriately respond to modifications.

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                                    • More languages

                                      Hi,

                                      plz support more languages for Bing Distill.
                                      Allow us to translate questions and answers into our own languages.

                                      Thank you

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                                      • Account Blocked On Bing Distill

                                        My Account Is Blocked For No Apparent Reason And I Still Cannot Get On. Please Help!

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