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PostSubject: TapaTalk   Thu Jul 06, 2017 11:00 am

With all the confusion and disillusion from Yuku members with the impending move to TapaTalk I thought it best to start a new thread just for that.

Here's some interesting info for you ....

https://www.tapatalk.com/getting_started

Right at the bottom of that page and something a lot of people will miss, it says:


* If your community is hosted by Forums.net, please create your own Tapatalk Site Owner account and manually add your community to our network. There is no installation needed but you need to manually activate it by simply adding your community to Tapatalk.
 
** If your community is hosted by Proboards, your community will be automatically activated in Tapatalk. However, you do not have access to Tapatalk Site Owner Concole as Proboards team centrally manages all the Proboards communities in Tapatalk.


So far I have not come across Forumotion in all of TT's handling and lets hope it stays that way!
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PostSubject: Re: TapaTalk   Thu Jul 06, 2017 7:34 pm

Do you think there is a chance Forumotion will migrate too at some point?
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PostSubject: Re: TapaTalk   Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:23 am

No idea Little Elf but from what I've read so far is that if you use any board system, TT will have been approaching those systems to be added as their mobile app option. The difference is when said board system does NOT give you an option but basically forces you to use TT.

TapaTalk is a stand alone mobile app so that in itself is nothing new; it's when the users of boards/forums get forced to use TT and have their data moved into the TT database ... that is when I say ...ho hand on a second ... I want to make that choice on my own accord; not getting forced into it.

So having said all this, some board systems do give you that option and by the way things are going, that is the best we can get with a lot of board systems. If I get forced to use TT then that also means I will get forced to use their forum format and from what I have seen this might be ok for a bloggers forum perhaps but certainly not for a forum as we all have used with Yuku.

TT is cutting back on how you can spruce up your board and is taking away more and more option in the layout department and I for think it all looks horrible.

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PostSubject: Re: TapaTalk   Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:43 pm

I hate being forced to do anything! 

When I first heard of tt partnership with yuku, I (many others) was led to believe it was just for mobile users, and that nothing would change for those like myself that use a desktop

 The one thing that made me choose yuku was the privacy, a thing that's completely lost with tt! I think we should've been warned that this "upgrade" (as they continue to call it) would expose our private e-mail  to every board staff we've ever posted on! One can find out all there is to know about a person, through their e-mail, I am beyond mad about this!

I know I read on yuku support that :" all boards are like that, yuku was the exception"!...but at least we had a choice (not to sign up on other systems) now we don't!
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PostSubject: Re: TapaTalk   Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:32 am

Yes that is one of my main peeved of things too; the privacy is badly done and when I looked at my old personal board that got moved over, all I saw where very old private chats. Those I had to delete or hide again as they where showing up.

So not only did we get forced to move to a different system but with that came the danger of private stuff being left open to the public! How bad that is I can not even begin to say without swearing like a trooper!

It will take ages learning the new settings so in the mean time all is out for anyone to see! That is what I think is the worst thing of all, yet no warnings where made about that either.

What they should have done is move all boards as being MBA so that the board owners then got the chance and time to go through the settings etc etc etc.

For me if a system can leave your board so open like this, it tells me that privacy is not one of their strong points.

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