Raftr Support: August 13 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 polls in group messaging
  • Added a customizable mute feature for chat channels
  • Added member management for chat channels – including members of private channels being able to suggest channel members for admin to invite
  • Updated the Create button at the bottom of the screen to have more options
  • Some fixes like the app automatically refreshing content when you interact with it in more places

iOS:

  • Added polls in group messaging
  • Added a media archive feature for chat channels, where you can quickly see all media shared on a given channel
  • Added a bookmarking feature for chat channels, so you can bookmark messages on any channel and see them together in the channel’s bookmarks list
  • Some fixes like the app automatically refreshing content when you interact with it in more places, removing the extra space on some chat messages, and reintroducing the unread count on the Messages button of the navigation bar

Web:

  • Added polls in group messaging
  • Some fixes including adding a popup to make it clear when you are blocked from interacting with content due to not being a member of the raft the content is on

Raftr Support: July 30 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 a Poll option for posts
  • Added channel member list to channels’ info pages
  • Added channel member management for admin on channel info page
  • Some fixes for the filters on Events and Posts feeds and to the time selector when creating events or polls

iOS:

  • Added a Poll option for posts
  • Enabled members of private channels to suggest channel members for admin to invite
  • Some fixes for accessibility settings and navigation with calendar on Events feeds

Web:

  • Added a Poll option for posts
  • Added a media archive feature for chat channels, where you can quickly see all media shared on a given channel
  • Added a bookmarking feature for chat channels, so you can bookmark messages on any channel and see them together in the channel’s bookmarks list
  • Enabled members of private channels to suggest channel members for admin to invite
  • Some fixes for raft management settings 

Raftr Support: July 16 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:

  • Replaced votes with likes on chat messages
  • Enabled copying or flagging chat messages
  • Some fixes like raft invitation notifications working properly

iOS:

  • Replaced votes with likes on chat messages
  • Enabled copying chat messages
  • Some fixes like the Events feed being updated properly when you tap on a specific date on the calendar

Web:

  • Replaced votes with likes on chat messages
  • Enabled copying chat messages
  • Enabled tagging people in posts/events, comments, and chat messages
  • Updated overall design for chat threads

Raftr Support: May 14 Product Updates

Android:

  • Updated screens for creating and editing events and posts
  • Some fixes like a crash when opening lists on Explore and notifications opening properly

iOS:

  • Added topics for events and posts
  • Some fixes like showing notes for pinned posts on rafts’ Front Pages and chat threads updating when messages are edited

Web:

  • Update sidebars on app-level Posts feed
  • Some fixes like adding a popup explaining why you can’t create content in View-Only Mode and ensuring all events can load on app and raft level feeds

Raftr Support: April 30 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 recent and suggested sections in Search
  • Some fixes, like improving speed in onboarding and enabling shared raft URL’s to open the app properly

iOS:

  • Continued refreshing rafts with updates to: – Private rafts’ front page – All rafts’ info page – Update pinned section on all rafts’ front page
  • Fixes including adding messages when attempting to interact with content on rafts you’re not a member of or when you’re in View-Only mode

Web:

  • Updated raft URL’s to include the raft name
  • Updated events and posts in feed views
  • Updated create event/post flow
  • Added ability to add topics to events and posts (Note: topics are not yet visible)
  • Some fixes including updating login button for anonymous users and enabling proper character limit for rules on rafts

Raftr Support: April 16 Product Updates

Android:

  • Added “top” search results – which aggregates search results across all types of content (people, rafts, tags)
  • Some fixes like saving “interest” in events from rafts’ front pages and showing time selection as AM/PM

iOS:

  • Updated messaging designs
  • Added cross-post info to events
  • Some fixes like being able to pin events on rafts and raft admin managing raft members

Web:

  • Updated “isolated” full view for posts (when opened via share links or from other views like notifications)
  • Some fixes, mainly to navigation throughout the app (ie: tapping raft name on event or post opening that raft)

Raftr Support: April 3 Product Updates

iOS update

  • Updated the designs for rafts’ front pages, and events and posts sections
  • Some fixes, like Raftr being a sharing option from other apps again

Android update:

Added:
  • Search feature on Explore
  • Events and posts to show less text until you tap “Read more”
  • Raftr as a sharing option from other apps
  • Option to report inappropriate chat messages
Updated:
  • How events and posts are seen when opened from compact view, notifications, etc.
  • How comments and reactions are seen on events and posts
  • App to open on Events screen as default
  • Some fixes to messaging and other features

Web update:

  • Added a “View Only” feature to enable you to check out other schools via the “Visit other universities” button on your profile
  • Updated how events look when opened into an isolated view
  • Some fixes like leaders being able to update raft names

Raftr Support: March 6 Product Updates

Android:
  • Began an overhaul to how events and posts look throughout the app
iOS:
  • Began an overhaul to how events and posts look throughout the app
  • Some fixes like the “join” button disappearing immediately when you join a raft and shared events and posts opening properly
Web:
  • Updated profile a bit so the header and content below are cleaner and the sidebar is relevant
  • A variety of fixes to the front page of rafts – like being able to react or be interested in an event directly there

Raftr Support: February 20 Product Updates

Android:
  • Updated event notifications to include the start time
  • Enabled opening a post into full view from a raft’s front page
  • Some fixes related to the Posts feed and group messaging
iOS:
  • Updated event notifications to include the start time
  • Added show/ hide password feature in onboarding
  • Lots of fixes, like improving the view-only UX
Web:
  • Added a new Events feed so that posts and events can be seen in separate feeds, logging into the app will default you to this screen
  • Updated event notifications to include the start time
  • Updated the header and some sidebars to simplify navigation
  • Some fixes related to rafts’ front pages and group messaging