It’s a big site, with a lot of resources, yet their sign up form still crashes with a single text error “the parameter is required gender” if you don’t select a gender. Well excuse me, I just thought the field without the mandatory field indicatory was probably not a mandatory field.
Whatever happened to testing? The sign up form is probably the most used non-media display page on the site, it is the key page required to be functioning correctly in order to get users signed up. Signing up of course being an important part of their business model, so they can sell them to their advertisers. You would think that they’d want to actually test this page.
Arrgh. Morons, with no clue, dominating a market which they don’t understand, in a technical domain they obviously have no particular expertise in.
But of course, it’s also personal with me an them, isn’t it.
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So basically, they own the world it would seem. Anyway, so I uploaded the video, which is already covered by a creative commons attribution non-commercial remix license, which leaves them in a bit of a dilemna doesn’t it, because their rights can’t override mine. So it’s up to them to remove my stuff when they realise they don’t own it. Meanwhile, I’m making use of their network for my own needs, and they can just go and get …