Adopt-A-Blogger

Adopt-A-Blogger is a rbutr initiative to identify bloggers, columnists and other content creators who regularly write quality rebuttals and contrarian pieces, and organise a group of volunteers to add the rebuttals created by those individuals to rbutr as soon as possible after publishing. The goal is to get the rebuttals in front of the readers […]

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How to Request Rebuttals

You can only request rebuttals when looking at a webpage which does not already have a rebuttal. To submit a request, click on the rbutr browser extension, like this: Click on the Request button, which will bring up the Tag options beneath the URL of the page, looking like this: Clicking the Buttons in the […]

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Blog Comments Work Better than rbutr…Well, except for…

Dave Copeland┬┤s review of rbutr in the ReadWriteWeb website┬áconcluded that rbutr doesn’t measure up to Blog Comments as a means for discussion, or conveying dissent to an expressed opinion. Happy as I ever am to engage in a debate, it is probably of no surprise that I am going to have to disagree with Dave’s […]

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rbutr Just Broke 1000 Users

We now have 1001 users! Thank you everyone for registering and giving us a go during these challenging early stages. We know we have a lot of work ahead of us, and many many improvements to make still, but your support and ongoing participation is what makes it worth doing. Without a bit of push […]

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Volunteers to Add Rebuttals Please?

We have known since the beginning that finding rebuttals is one of the hardest things about getting rbutr started. The very reason I wanted rbutr to exist was because I found a page which I wanted a rebuttal of, but after an hour of blind Google searches and pointless link following, found nothing. Moving from […]

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Second Round of Beta Testers Invited!

We have just sent out the invites to our second round of beta testers, more than doubling the total number of people invited to our beta testing period, hopefully giving us a lot more data about how people are using rbutr, and helping us to identify how to proceed with the project. At this stage […]

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How Are Rebuttals Added to rbutr?

Rebuttals are added to rbutr by our users. Anyone is free to connect any webpage to any other webpage at any time and indicate that one is a rebuttal of the other. The rebuttals in the system are then free to be voted on by other members so that the rubbish connections will be pushed […]

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Demonstration of the List of Resources!

See how easy it is to use the list of resources to add whole discussions to rbutr! See the list of lists here: http://blog.rbutr.com/2012/02/rebuttal-resources-for-contentious-subjects-seed-rbutr/

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Rebuttal Resources for Contentious Subjects – Seed rbutr

So Craig and I have realised that seeding rbutr – adding links to the system so that people want to use the system – is our biggest first challenge. I’m going to refer to this as the “Seed rbutr Problem”. Through our exploration of finding rebuttals to articles, we have decided that we need to […]

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