Community Relations News - January + February 2012>Table of Contents1. Daily Deviations2. Bi-weekly Critique Nights3. Volunteer Openings4. Share Your Opinions5. Community Projects6. Official Contests7 Project Educate 2011/20128. Art History9. News from the Galleries1. Daily DeviationsRecently, I announced changes to Daily Deviations in this journal and I'm happy to say that the response has been favorable. To review, we have made the following changes:a> The "3-month rule" is now the "6-month rule" meaning an artist cannot receive another DD if they have had one in the last 6 months.b> Daily Deviation selectors are limited to a maximum of one selection per day. This has been put in place to focus on quality vs quantity.The hard-coding of these new guidelines is now in place (special thanks to ZombieCoder for that ). These changes are part of an ongoing initiative to better our Dai
Popular results for Browse Something for EveryoneThe deviantART community is incredibly deep and diverse. Every day, amazing art is produced that appeals to all tastes. Our goal in sharing and exposing the deviations in deviantART's Popular section is to showcase this depth and diversity as convincingly and fairly as we can. Fair ExposureDeviantART's algorithm for Popular browse results is known as Fair Exposure. The goal is to maximize the display of the most popular deviations in a variety of topics (styles/genres/art forms). Fair Exposure increases the probability that someone will see something that they personally like in Popular results. In short, with Fair Exposure, the community is exposed to a varied cross-section of deviantART. It uses an algorithm that is "fair" in nature -- meaning not biased toward any topic, yet still based on popularity. Why is Fair Exposure n
CR Newsletter - November + December 2011Table of Contents1. Reflections2. Volunteer Openings3. Share Your Opinions4. Community Projects5. Official Contests6 Project Educate 2011/20127. News from the Chats and Forums8. News from the Galleries1. Reflections It never ceases to amaze me how quickly a year can fly by. I've made it a practice over the years to sit back and reflect on the year, what went well, what didn't and where I'd like to see the new year go. A year can bring a lot of lessons and without reflection it's hard to ensure that you've taken away everything important from it. I apply this personally and to deviantART and it's that time again A couple of fun highlights: I got to sit next to Felicia Day and help conduct our interview with her at SXSW. I'm a pretty big fan so this was very cool. Our presence at SXSW was also a v
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