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WPTavern: WPWeekly Episode 348 – RIP Alex, Facebook Moderators, and Shorter Release Cycles

WPTavern: WPWeekly Episode 348 – RIP Alex, Facebook Moderators, and Shorter Release Cycles

In this episode, John James Jacoby and I review feedback from last week’s show, share a few more memories of Alex Mills, and discuss an article that describes what it’s like to be a content moderator for Facebook. We also share our opinions on the idea of WordPress having shorter release cycles.

Stories Discussed:

The Drive Remembers Alex Mills

The Secret Lives of Facebook Moderators

Jetpack 7.1 Released

PressNomics 6 Tickets are on sale

Freemius Patches Severe Vulnerability in Library Used by Popular WordPress Plugins

WordPress Contributors Propose Shorter, Time-based Release Cycles

Fighting uphill

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Next Episode: Wednesday, March 13th 3:00 P.M. Eastern

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In this episode, John James Jacoby and I review feedback from last week’s show, share a few more memories of Alex Mills, and discuss an article that describes what it’s like to be a content moderator for Facebook. We also share our opinions on the idea of WordPress having shorter release cycles. Stories Discussed: The Drive Remembers Alex Mills The Secret Lives of Facebook Moderators Jetpack 7.1 Released PressNomics 6 Tickets are on sale Freemius Patches Severe Vulnerability in Library Used by Popular WordPress Plugins WordPress Contributors Propose Shorter, Time-based Release Cycles Fighting uphill WPWeekly Meta: Next Episode: Wednesday, March 13th 3:00 P.M. Eastern Subscribe to WordPress Weekly via Itunes Subscribe to WordPress Weekly via RSS Subscribe to WordPress Weekly via Stitcher Radio Subscribe to WordPress Weekly via Google Play Listen To Episode #348:

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