Raftr Blog

Raftr Support: June 16 Update

Android: Added "tasks" to List posts, which can be used for interactive checklists Introduced the option to filter Event and Post feeds by location Added calendar to raft's Events feeds Added options in onboarding and edit-profile screen for people to add their location, which will help the app default some views to content in the most relevant location Some fixes like content shared opening directly via share links and the Interested button working consistently for Event creators Also included: Alumni, Member, and Parent personas available in account creation and with contextual onboarding iOS: Added "tasks" to list posts, which can…
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Raftr Support: May 19 Update

Android: Enabled opening URL's in bio's on people's profiles List posts can now include Raftr users, which means there will be shortcuts to DM those people and view their profiles Explore can now have location-based sections, which people can manage to see for the location most relevant for them All post types (Events, Lists, Polls, regular Posts, and Reposts) can now have Titles and Descriptions Some fixes like hiding empty sections on Explore and videos in chat playing on some devices they temporarily couldn't iOS: Enabled opening URL's in bio's on people's profiles List posts can now include Raftr users,…
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Raftr Support: May 5 Product Update

Android: Added a "raft" option to the + create button in the navigation bar, to enable raft creation, with raft management available to its admin via the gear icon on the top right of rafts' front pages Added an option to settings on Profile to choose timestamp format Some fixes like some cosmetic issues with recurring events   iOS: Introduced the option to filter Event and Post feeds by location Raft admin can now add a location for their rafts, so that filtering Posts feeds by location uses the raft's when set Added an option for new users to validate…
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Raftr Support: March 10 Product Update

Raftr publishes app and web updates every two weeks, adding new features, improving existing functions, and providing housekeeping and bug fixes as they arise. Here’s the latest summary of updates from this week’s new platform updates: Android: Updated posts and comments to have "likes" instead of reactions and votes Updated timestamps to be formatted according to location (ie: DD/MM/YY instead of MM/DD/YY) Updated account creation with a new look and with the introduction of personas Some fixes like properly showing "first" name in some places in the app and join flow working properly for raft invites iOS: Updated posts and…
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Raftr Support: January 14 Product Update

Raftr Support: January 14 Product Update

Raftr publishes app and web updates every two weeks, adding new features, improving existing functions, and providing housekeeping and bug fixes as they arise. Here’s the latest summary of updates from this week’s new platform updates: New Features on Android: Added a repost feature to share posts (of all types) on Raftr Enabled ProUsers to send Announcements via existing posts (of all types) Updated share buttons to have options for sharing on Raftr or to other apps Introduced recurring options for Event posts Some fixes such as "like" message notifications navigating properly and some tweaks for private messaging group info…
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Raftr Support: January 1 Product Updates

Raftr Support: January 1 Product Updates

Raftr publishes app and web updates every two weeks, adding new features, improving existing functions, and providing housekeeping and bug fixes as they arise. Here’s the latest summary of updates from this week’s new platform updates: Android: Enabled editing or deleting your own comments on posts Hid community names from profiles, unless you're looking at someone from another community Some fixes like making Explore UI more consistent and ensuring accurate date separators in messaging iOS: Updated notifications to make it more clear which ones have already been opened Updated the navigation bar at the bottom of the app Some fixes…
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Raftr Support: December 11 Product Updates

Raftr Support: December 11 Product Updates

Raftr publishes app and web updates every two weeks, adding new features, improving existing functions, and providing housekeeping and bug fixes as they arise. Here’s the latest summary of updates from this week’s new platform updates: Android: Introduced List Posts - to facilitate creating posts with lists of info Some fixes like updating events in more views and enabling open profiles from events' interested lists iOS: Introduced List Posts - to facilitate creating posts with lists of info Hid community names from profiles, unless you're looking at someone from another community Some fixes like recovering tallies for pending channel suggestions/…
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Raftr Support: November 6 Product Updates

Raftr Support: November 6 Product Updates

Raftr publishes app and web updates every two weeks, adding new features, improving existing functions, and providing housekeeping and bug fixes as they arise. Here’s the latest summary of updates from this week’s new platform updates: Android: Added the ability to create DM groups (ie: group chat not on a raft) Continued fixes to improve stability and speed, as well as some other small fixes like gifs loading properly on posts iOS: Added the ability to create DM groups (ie: group chat not on a raft) Continued fixes to improve stability and speed, as well as some small design fixes…
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Raftr Support: October 23 Product Updates

Raftr Support: October 23 Product Updates

Raftr publishes app and web updates every two weeks, adding new features, improving existing functions, and providing housekeeping and bug fixes as they arise. Here’s the latest summary of updates from this week’s new platform updates: Android: Messaging push notifications now have more options like replying directly on notifications Updated design on profiles - and now different view for your own and other people's profiles Added date separators in messaging threads Some fixes to improve consistency in messaging features and stability and speed throughout the app iOS: Messaging push notifications now have more options like replying directly on notifications Updated…
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Raftr Support: October 10 Product Updates

Raftr Support: October 10 Product Updates

Raftr publishes app and web updates every two weeks, adding new features, improving existing functions, and providing housekeeping and bug fixes as they arise. Here’s the latest summary of updates from this week’s new platform updates: Android: Added Notifications settings - available at the top of the Notifications list Added an alert badge to chat channels’ settings icon for admin to know when there are pending join requests and/or member suggestion Updated the navigation bar buttons at the bottom of the screen and added to more locations in the app iOS: Reintroduced Notifications settings - available at the top of…
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