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Make [google-bard] a synonym of [google-gemini]

According to their website, "Bard is now Gemini". The main tag should be something like google-gemini or just gemini with google-bard added as a synonym since many people still know it by ...
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Rename [youtube-creator-studio]

Many years ago (before I started using it, apparently), it was called youtube-creator-studio, but it's since been rebranded to youtube-studio. The former should therefore be a synonym of the latter. ...
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Make the tag wayback-machine a synonym of archive.org

At the moment, there are two tags on this site wayback-machine and archive.org. archive.org is the older of the two. It has 29 questions at the moment, and it also has a tag-excerpt and a tag-wiki. ...
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What to do with questions about unpivot / flattening data using Google Sheets?

We have several questions about passing data from a double entry table to a simple table shape. By double entry table I'm referring to something like this Item January February March Chair 20 15 18 ...
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Who are our experts in [database]? Do we need this tag?

A few moments ago, near the top of the Homepage, I found a question having only database. It was a question about the syntax of WP_Query object. The question is closed. I agree with that. I mention ...
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What to do with [*search*]? Review of tag naming practices in Web Applications SE for tags using "search"

TL;DR "search" doesn't mean the same for all. Who are the experts answering questions in Web Applications SE and what could we do be make the Web Applications tags better serve them? More ...
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Is there a good reason why new users are not allowed to create new tags?

I submitted this to the Help Center before I realized that this meta forum existed. Oops sorry about that. I was just trying to contribute a question and answer to this SE instance regarding an ...
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According to the statistics, Facebook users have moved from desktop to mobile

To be crystal clear, this doesn't include new or changes to existing rules or workings. I'm sharing thoughts, providing guidance and making requests. By making a request, I mean that you can take the ...
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A task for the task jar: Clean up facebook questions and tags as they are bumped by Community user

This is about the intersection of several concerns and because it's related to one of my ignored tags. I will not be ignoring it so much, anymore. Hourly bumps by Community user of neglected posts (...
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Another task for the task jar: Close questions about defuncted web applications

According to The Web Application Graveyard, created in 2015 by ale, questions on applications or application features that are no longer available are off-topic for Web Applications as no one will ...
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Should we allow questions about (Google) Recorder?

Few days ago google-recorder was created. This tag doesn't include a tag wiki. The question's original revision that created doesn't include enough detail to make it clear that the question is about a ...
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New Tag-Series Request

I've been seeing many Trello questions lately (in my case only 15 days or so....), all wrapped around this one available tag: trello Perhaps we can complement the tag by creating a series, ...
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Using Web Applications as a product support forum

I'm looking into using webapps.stackexchange.com as a support forum for our product Orangedox for Dropbox. Since I'm a big fan of Stack Overflow I would rather use a product like this, where anyone ...
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Should we move the answers to "Hidden features of Google search" to the Google tag wiki?

While reviewing some low quality answers I came across this old gem: Hidden features of Google Search Over on Meta Stack Overflow they are discussing, and in some cases implementing, moving the ...
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Why do we have the [webapp-rec] tag when it is off-topic?

https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/webapp-rec The tag description reads Web app recommendations are OFF-TOPIC on Web Applications Stack Exchange, but might be on-topic for Software ...
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Better tag guidance for tags that attract development questions

In spite of our best efforts, we still get daily questions about web application development. Obviously, people don't read. Part of the problem may be that some of the tags that a web app developer ...
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How to deal with MediaWiki questions

While digging through [mediawiki] I noticed some questions which are about using some specific wiki (such as Does the German Wiktionary have a way to request words to be added? which I don't think ...
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What should we do with WordPress questions and how tag them?

Users are starting to ask questions about WordPress. If they ask about WordPress.com I think they are on topic, but what if they ask about plug-ins that currently are not supported by WordPress.com ...
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What [javascript] questions are on-topic?

I've tweaked the tag guidance and description of the javascript tag to try to make it more clear that more than likely the question our visitor is about to ask is off-topic here. As you can see, a ...
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Use the current tags about categories of web applications as "default" tags for "untagged" questions

This is pointed to the Web Application members that review first posts and participated on tag cleaning efforts. When a tag used on a single question reach certain age it is automatically deleted and ...
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What to do with Google Chat?

We have google-hangouts for questions about https://hangouts.google.com google-hangouts-chat for questions about https://chat.google.com Google recently announced that "Google Chat" will soon be ...
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Was the tag "Upwork" removed, and if so, why?

I saw that the question Why can't I see some of the job postings of some members of my Upwork team? is untagged. I'm guessing it used to have the upwork tag but I could be wrong. Was the tag "...
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Why does [tag:filter] say "DO NOT USE THIS TAG"?

Tag filter begins with "DO NOT USE THIS TAG", but it has a useful description and 77 associated questions that do use it. Tag filters has no description and no questions. I don't have any ...
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Can we black list [web-application]?

web-application has quite a number of questions tagged to it, but considering the name of this site seems to be rather redundant. I mean, technically, every question on here should have that tag. ...
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Questions untaggable for low-rep users

What can be done about tagging for low-rep users? I had a question about xero, and wasn't able to tag it appropriately, or use a "retag-this-please" style tag (anime stack exchange has one IIRC).
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Can we add "Do not use" to tags being cleaned-up since 2014?

On Let's clean up some meta tags there is a list of tags that look as meta-tags but after 6 years they are still "alive" (tags with <s></s> were not included): filter - Can'...
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Rename [g-suite-administrator] to [google-workspace-administrator] or [google-workspace-admin-help]

Please rename g-suite-administrator to google-workspace-administrator or google-workspace-admin-help.
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Rename [g-suite] to [google-workspace]

Google has rebranded G Suite as Google Workspace. Please rename g-suite to google-workspace.
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Why is the Text-Formatting tag actively discouraged?

I recently submitted a question on ruler lines in Google Docs. One of the tags I thought appropriate was text-formatting. But the tag description starts, "Do NOT use this tag" then ...
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Can the name of the [google-team-drive] tag be changed to [google-shared-drive]?

Can we please change the name of the tag google-team-drive to google-shared-drive? The name of the feature on G Suite changed from Team Drives to Shared Drives in June this year. Thus, the tag name ...
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Please don't double tag Google items

We shouldn't be tagging items with both google and some other tag like google-search or gmail. google should be used for the Google search engine. Use the specific app name for each app. Of course, ...
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Should we synomyze [google-play] and [google-play-store] or burninate [google-play]?

Currently we have google-play 4 questions, 5 watchers google-play-store 28 questions, 1 watcher They look to be about the same. Since google-play has more watchers than google-play-store what will ...
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New tag for Amazon Alexa voice integration

Should there be a tag created for questions about integrating Alexa skills with various web apps (Google Docs, calendars, etc.)? The current alexa tag refers to the Alexa.com marketing site (also ...
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Don't remove tags that are only used once in the last 6 months

One issue with tagging on Web Applications is the tag removal script which automatically deletes tags that have only been used once in the past six months. This tag removal script has led to untagged ...
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Overlapping [export]/[data-liberation]/[migrate-data]/[migration] tags

I draw your attention to the following tags (numbers are of Open Qs): data-liberation x42 migrate-data x35 export x93 migration x20 These would seem to cover virtually the same thing. migration has ...
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When [facebook-games], when [facebook][facebook-games], when [facebook] [games], or what?

UPDATE: Since games has been burninated much of this Q has become moot so acceptance of the existing A closes this version for me. More here though. Q When is facebook-games appropriate, on its own (~...
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Burninate the [posting] tag

I draw your attention to posting. There is, of course, no excerpt or tag wiki. It is attached to questions about "posting" on Twitter, Facebook, Facebook Social Plugin, Google Groups, Google+...
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Please rename [youtube-creatorstudio] to [youtube-creator-studio]

The tag youtube-creatorstudio should be renamed to youtube-creator-studio better to reflect the tool kit's official name. It's a minor tag with just three questions but I can't think of any reason ...
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Are five [outlook...] tags sufficient?

I don’t use Outlook and am confused by our tags for that which, in addition to outlook.com-calendar (no Usage guide) include: outlook.com applied to 253 265 Open Qs, 18 Followers and a Usage guide of:...
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Burninate [usability]?

UPDATE Sterling work by @Rubén and there are at present no Qs with this tag - issue is 'moot'. Tag usability lacks a Usage guide, has 3 followers and is currently applied to 14 6 Open questions: Q: ...
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Tags [captcha] and [recaptcha] – married or single?

UPDATE: The combination tag captcha and tag recaptcha is not in use at present. Very similar in concept to Tags [gmail] and [email] – married or single? which does not so far have an Answer to serve ...
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Where is [microsoft] appropriate?

The Usage guide for microsoft is: Microsoft is an American company based in Redmond, Washington, with locations all over the world, that develops, licenses and sells a variety of software and ...
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Can we rename [google-spreadsheets] and [google-spreadsheets-query]?

We have two tags that include “spreadsheets” within them, and both refer to the Google product: google-spreadsheets and google-spreadsheets-query. In use 3,200 times (approximately) between the two. ...
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Can we rename [google-documents] and [google-presentations]?

Ref: Can we rename [google-spreadsheets] and [google-spreadsheets-query]? and: Please make [google-spreadsheet-charts] a synonym of [google-sheets-charts] Please rename: google-documents > google-...
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Do we need [hack] and [hacked]?

We have the hack tag (currently 6 Open questions) and the hacked tag (currently 21 Open questions); both without any wikis. Do we need both tags? Bonus: We also have security - when should one use ...
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Problematic [tags] and [tagging] tags

I draw your attention to tags and tagging. Not only is one simply the verb form of applying the other (and should thus be a synonym) they certainly seem to be meta tags; neither could be the only tag ...
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Does [hipchat] remain appropriate?

The chat wars are heating up as $8 billion Atlassian totally reinvents its app to take on Microsoft and Slack. On September 7, 2017, Atlassian discontinued the cloud-based HipChat, replacing it with ...
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Burninate [books]?

UPDATE Sterling work by @ale and there are at present no Qs with this tag, so the issue is 'moot'. Tag books lacks a Usage guide and has no followers but is currently applied to 7 1 Open Q: How to ...
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Please rename [research-gate] to [researchgate]

The tag research-gate should be renamed to researchgate better to reflect the site's official name. It's a tiny tag with just a single question, How to “unfollow” people on ResearchGate but I can't ...
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Please rename [hackernews] to [hacker-news]

The tag hackernews should be renamed to hacker-news better to reflect the site's official name. It's a minor tag with just eight questions but I can't think of any reason not to use the site's proper ...