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From Apr 29th, 2013 to May 5th, 2013
Automatic previews of Wikipedia articles, Twitter profiles and Youtube videos are now available with the extension.
You can request summaries of Hacker News frontpage articles.
From Apr 22nd, 2013 to Apr 28th, 2013
X-ray behaviour of the extension now works on the whole Web.
Mobile friendly tldr page.
Bugfixes: small performance issues, read count on hover.
From Apr 8th, 2013 to Apr 21st, 2013
New RSS feeds, one per category and one per domain.
Bugfix: thanking in Chrome extension.
Week from Apr 1st, 2013 to Apr 7th, 2013
New, much clearer read report email with the same analytics as the Impact page.
to embed summaries in your own blog or website.
Improved embedded tldrs (default permalink even if the tldr has not yet been created).
Better scraping of the title with Clearly.
Bugfixes: case-insensitive search by category, small display bugs.
Week from Mar 25th, 2013 to Mar 31st, 2013
Added categories to tldrs so that you can read only the ones you're most interested in.
Revamped the discover page. Improved UX and added ability to filter by category and domain.
Bugfixes: long usernames in public profiles, switch to read/edit view in extension right after login.
Week from Mar 18th, 2013 to Mar 24th, 2013
We ported the Chrome extension to Firefox. You can download it
We removed the panel that swiped sometimes to invite you to write a tldr
The copy for the share button is more explicit and states the link to original article will be shared along the permalink to the tl;dr.
Bugfix: The active view wasn't correctly set after login with Google from the Popover view displayed by the badges
Week from Mar 11th, 2013 to Mar 17th, 2013
You can now use Google login within the Chrome extension.
You can now automatically embed the tldr of your blogposts in all your pages with the same code which fetches and displays the tldr if it exists and does nothing otherwise.
You can now include the article's title in embedded tldrs.
Bugfixes: no need to confirm your email upon signing up with Google, nice analytics page even if there is no data to graph, quick flicker of the embedded tldr.
Week from Mar 4th, 2013 to Mar 10th, 2013
Contributors now enjoy their analytics report, telling them how much time they saved the community, how many times they were thanked and various other metrics.
You can now embed a tldr in any webpage.
A tldr made on the Readability version of an article is now also available when you view the original article.
The tldrs on the 'Tldrs you created' page now have permalinks.
Contributors can now delete their own tldrs, if they haven't been edited or moderated yet.
You can now delete your user account. We would be sad if you did though!
Bugfixes: spinner during login with Google, autocomplete of credentials, don't display an ugly square in the tldr page if the image can't be fetched.
Week from Feb 25th, 2013 to Mar 3st, 2013
Calls from the extension to the API are now made in HTTPS for privacy reasons.
You are now notified when someone edits a tldr you wrote. The email shows how your tldr was changed.
Editors are now credited for their work too.
You can now thank a tldr's creator on the tldr page.
Bugfixes: missing error message when posting on forum failed, reset password procedure messages, websites styling polluted by the extension.
Week from Feb 18th, 2013 to Feb 24th, 2013
You can now post tldrs anonymously, in case you don't want your username publicly associated with the tldr.
Various improvements to the contribution UX: better positioned window, more intuitive behaviour of the tab command and better post contribution message.
Embed tldrs in Reddit comments pages.
Badges now appear on pinboard.in/popular and pinboard.in/recent
Improved the design of the tldrs embedded in Hacker News and Reddit.
Week from Feb 11th, 2013 to Feb 17th, 2013
Embed tldrs in Hacker News comments pages.
You can now thank the creator of a summary.
Fixed indexing problems for Blogspot webpages.
New 'read later on Readability' button.
Bugfixes: signup page, read report email, tldr page.
Week from Feb 4th, 2013 to Feb 10th, 2013
You can now use your Google account to sign up and sign in.
Stopped using all tldrs in the RSS feed, keep only the best.
Improved tldr indexing, some tldrs were not showing in Hacker News as they should.
Onboarding process for reading and contributing your first summary.
Bugfixes: share box, automatic log in on sign up.
Week from Jan 28th, 2013 to Feb 3rd, 2013
Most tldrs now have an image.
You can now enjoy the Chrome extension badges on Reddit, Longreads and Techmeme on top of Hacker News.
You can now read our summaries on any platform, using the RSS feed.
Every contribution earns you a funny picture (mostly lolcats for now).
Bugfixes: sign up within the extension, repaired some links from a tldr to the original webpage.
Week from Jan 21th, 2013 to Jan 27th, 2013
You can now use the Chrome Extension on any webpage to read or write its summary.
Bugfixes: unreachable tldr pages, better separation of the tldr badges and the Hacker News front page.
Week from Jan 14th, 2013 to Jan 20th, 2013
Our API is now open in read-only mode.
Bugfix: read report incoherent numbers.
Week from Jan 2nd, 2013 to Jan 13th, 2013
You can now edit your own posts in the forum.
The website is now much more search engine and Facebook friendly.
UX tweak: use only one tab keypress to jump from one bullet to the next in edit mode.
Various small bugfixes.
We'll post release notes weekly from now on.
Week from Dec 10th, 2012 to Dec 25th, 2012
We needed a simple and fast GUI to manage our Mongo database, and couldn't find one we liked. So we created and open-sourced
See the read count on the tldr pages.
You will now receive congratulory emails for tldrs read by a load of people.
Tldr indexing now handles websites who don't redirect the www subdomain to @ (or @ to www).
The 'Read full article' is now more visible and higher in the tldr page.
Bugfixes: styling of the creator's username in the extension, better copy of the read report.
Week from Dec 3th, 2012 to Dec 9th, 2012
Removed the notification page which made the site very slow and was not helpful at all.
We've been busy with the
Paris event the rest of the week. Worked out well, tldr.io is now a Seedcamp company :)
Nov 14th, 2012
We just finished our
. Use it to read summaries of Hacker News links without leaving the frontpage!
Oct 3rd, 2012
Hello World! We just launched our website and our summary creation tool. Use tldr.io to read sumamries of interesting content, written by people.