Editorial

Balancing Monetization and User Experience

If you’re a member of a forum you might have experienced this scenario or one similar to it: You join a community early on and experience its evolution as it becomes more and more popular. As membership and traffic increases you start to see several new display ad placements. “No problem” you think, supporting a forum I […]

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How it Works: Tapatalk’s Search, Feed, and Caching Policy

Search is a complex game that’s being played by tons of products and services out there right now. For us at Tapatalk, improving search is of utmost importance and a massive undertaking considering the multitudes of forums we support. Today we wanted to cover improvements we are implementing in 3 major areas of the Tapatalk […]

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When a Forum Becomes a Community

There are tons of guides, theories, and anecdotes out there that try to demystify the process of cultivating a successful forum. More often than not it’s a moving target, so there is no one-size-fits-all recipe to follow. How does a website full of individuals interacting with one another become more than the sum of its parts? We want to explore the phenomena of […]

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To Mod or Not to Mod? That is the Question…

One of the many reasons we love discussion forums is that each community can be dramatically different from the next. The variety is staggering! With so many popular forum platforms out there, admins have a ton to consider when it comes to making their community stand out from the crowd. When does it make sense to install a mod […]

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Tapatalk Funding Successful! Exciting Times Ahead!

There are exciting things brewing here at Tapatalk that we’ve been eager to share with you. Since our founding, we have brought aboard over 70,000 online communities. We are also now averaging about 800,000+ downloads/installs per month. Tapatalk is well on its way to becoming the world’s biggest mobile social interest graph, connecting avid users to the […]

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Join the World Cup 2014 Discussion with Tapatalk!

As more and more  teams start to land in Brazil this week for World Cup 2014, online forums worldwide are buzzing with discussions about anticipation, predictions, and rivalries. With only a few more days to go, all the initial provisional squads have been trimmed down to the final 23 players set to compete. Player fitness and […]

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