Donate Button Now Available

People have been asking us whether they can donate to rbutr ever since we started working on it – and the whole time the answer has been no. We hadn’t set anything up, and didn’t think there would be enough interest in donating to rbutr to take the time to set something up. But several […]

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Expanding rbutr to a website plugin…

Since the very beginning of rbutr there has been the obvious idea of creating a plugin for websites. A wordpress plugin, or some sort of generic bit of code that website owners could put on their website to integrate rbutr in to their website in some way…. But how would it look? What function would […]

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The rbutr Twitter-Reply Widget Is Now Twice as Awesome!

Significant upgrades have been released for our twitter-reply widget. You need to check it out. Upgrades include: Tweets sorted by reach Tweets already replied to are removed from the list The reply tweet is constructed to fit the character limit AND include as many retweeters as possible, for maximum reach These changes are really quite […]

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An Update On Expanding rbutr to Firefox and Other Browsers

Update: rbutr is now available on Firefox. And Opera. I received an impassioned plea from a user the other day to expand to Safari. I completely understand the frustration at not being able to use an app you love because it doesn’t work in your browser of choice, and you don’t want to change browsers. Both Craig and […]

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3000 Users, 1000 Links and The Chrome App Store

A big couple of days behind us! Thanks to a final push by a mention in Phil Plait’s Bad Astronomy blog, followed by an article in the Sydney Morning Herald, we broke 3000 registered users last night! We also broke 1000 rebuttal links in our system a couple of nights back, which is a great […]

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Reminder about Chrome Installation

Just a post to remind everyone of the current (annoying) directions on how to install rbutr: Download the extension file from the website and save it to your computer. Click the spanner icon on the browser toolbar. Select Tools > Extensions. Locate the extension file on your computer and drag the file onto the Extensions page. […]

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Chrome Changes – How to install rbutr

Hey, More and more people are contacting us now reporting that Chrome won’t let them install rbutr. Sadly, Google recently changed how plugins are installed, and as a default, they will only allow apps in the app store to be automatically installed. Everything else has to be manually installed through the extensions pane in chrome. […]

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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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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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Difficulties Installing rbutr on a Mac

A couple of people have had troubles installing rbutr while using a Mac computer. Someone solved this for us in reddit, so I just wanted to make this post to share the methods he used: The Problem: I’ve registered, but can’t seem to get the extension to load. I’ve downloaded it multiple times and tried […]

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