General Update

Things might look a little quiet around here lately, but that is because everything is happening behind the scenes at the moment! We’re in the final stages of developing a new animated video which briefly explains what rbutr is, to be placed on our homepage and used for marketing rbutr to the world. We are […]

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Token Skeptic Podcast Interview now out

Kylie Sturgess spent some time with me over Skype a short while ago for her podcast Token Skeptic. The interview  just came out the other day. An edited version of the interview also came out on the UK based ‘The Pod Delusion’ podcast back at the end of September. I’m really happy with the way […]

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rbutr Newsletter Number 5

Wow! rbutr has had an incredible month since our last newsletter. We have more than quadrupled our membership base, made significant increases in the number of rebuttals and requested rebuttals in our system, attracted international press coverage, and released a few major upgrades to rbutr, with a couple more just around the corner. As a […]

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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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Do You Want an API for rbutr?

The idea of making an API for rbutr has been mentioned to us several times now, and while we are open to the idea, releasing an API requires work, and we already have a lot to do. So before we re-prioritize releasing our API and thereby push back other jobs we really want to see […]

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rbutr’s New Logo

So a couple of weeks ago now we ran a competition on 99 Designs to get a new logo. The competition was a huge success with over 400 designs being submitted. Anyway, we have the new logo, and we are slowly applying it to the various places that it needs to be applied to, so […]

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

Dave Copeland´s review of rbutr in the ReadWriteWeb website concluded 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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It has begun….

It was inevitable. It always is. But as stated in the discussions on Reddit over the past couple of days, it is an arms race, and the first move has just been made:   Congratulations on posting the first bit of spam to rbutr. We are working hard to ensure that only quality will make […]

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