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FYI: Dev Connect

Andrew (he/him)
Got a Ph.D. looking for dark matter, but not finding any. Now I code full-time. Je parle un peu français.
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I never realised that this existed:

https://dev.to/connect/

It's a private messaging app inside Dev.To! If you want to talk to someone, you aren't limited to simply writing on their posts.

Honestly had no idea this existed until I stumbled across it today.

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Ben Halpern

😋

We haven't made it a big push because it's still felt a bit unfinished but mostly due to ideas that haven't quite been figured out yet.

But I use it every day to coordinate with folks. If you mutually follow, it's a great way to connect.

We'll also be shipping open inboxes soon, for those who want to welcome DMs from anyone on-platform. Of course this will come with solid report abuse and blocking features.

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dAVE Inden

Open inboxes would be great! I’d appreciate having the option to allow messages from folks.

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Ahmad Barqawi

Nice feature

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Juan F Gonzalez

It's funny because most of the ones I follow don't follow me back and vice-versa.

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Michael

I just discovered it the other day too! I like that it only connects two people who follow eachother.