rbutr is about more than rebuttals

I’ve always loved the name rbutr. It works on many levels, and is very brandable. But unfortunately it very strongly ties us to the word rebuttal – which is really just a part of what rbutr does. rbutr is about mapping contrary responses to the pages they respond to. Contrary responses may include corrections, debunkings, […]

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Net neutrality, Taylor Swift and a more inclusive KKK – The best of rbutr #12

Welcome to the 12th edition of the Best of rbutr email! Click here to subscribe to receive The best of rbutr via email. The Internet needs an immune system to stop misinformation from spreading to new minds and taking root. rbutr is a critical part of that immune system. Source Articles Response Articles Net Neutrality […]

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Physics, Israel and eternal youth. The best of rbutr #8

Welcome to the eighth ‘The best of rbutr’ email. Big apology for the huge delay between #7 and #8, the reason is provided at the bottom of this email with a picture. That said, the wait was worth it, because this week’s email is a great one… Click here to subscribe and receive ‘The best […]

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Student debt, editing Wikipedia, and healthcare rankings. The best of rbutr #6

Welcome to the slightly-delayed best of rbutr email #6! Click here to subscribe to receive The best of rbutr via email. rbutr makes the internet correct itself. Source Articles Response Articles Technology If Wikipedia editors use private forums to discuss their editing, is that a bad thing? WikipediaSkepticismTechnology Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia project – A […]

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Why rbutr must share misinformation…

Yes, you read that heading right. We admit to sharing misinformation over rbutr. We admit that things which we know are not true, are being shared with people who may have never encountered the erroneous claims and arguments. We admit it, and we stand by the claim that it is absolutely necessary. Necessary for what? Necessary […]

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Responding to “The Problems With rbutr”

I was very excited to see that someone had taken the time to write a blog post explaining everything that is wrong with rbutr. It means we are starting to get enough attention for people to care enough to dislike us! I was however sad to see that every concern and criticism laid at our […]

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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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Our First Rebuttal to Reach 100 Rebuttings!

100 pages rebutted by a single rebuttal. A small milestone, but an important point of demonstration for the power of rbutr – now can the rebutted side reply? Can they undo all of the work with one well placed argument? View the 100 sources to 1 rebuttal page Thanks to the tireless work of one […]

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New Tweet Reply Widget Coming Soon!

Edit: We have just released a proto-version of this feature. We will update its look and add a couple more functions to it tomorrow. To see it in action, visit the Browse page, and click on the Chain Image (with ‘View’ or ‘D’ next to it) in order to see the Link page. This page […]

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rbutr 101 – How to Add Rebuttals and Request Rebuttals

So we have already covered browsing existing rebuttals in the rbutr system, and voting on those rebuttals, now lets look at adding rebuttals. Locating Rebuttals I won’t be covering this topic here, because it has already been covered several times in other articles. The main purpose of this tutorial series is to provide an insight […]

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