Fur Affinity cracks down on ‘watchbot’ accounts

May 27, 2014 3 Comments by

Author: GreenReaper Furry art community Fur Affinity has announced restrictions on the use of automated watching scripts, which they termed “watchbots”. While staff had been “addressing botters on a one-on-one basis for several weeks“, to the tune of “roughly two dozen” accounts, they faced a growing number of users who were unaware of their position. […]

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Fur Affinity announces Project Phoenix; Weasyl traffic spikes

Feb 03, 2014 7 Comments by

Author: Sonious Content provided by Flayrah.com On January 15th, 2014 Fur Affinity had made its latest announcement of its intention to revamp their site. This new effort, code named Project Pheonix, is intended to bring massive updated to the site’s interface to make it more user friendly, as well as incorporate a simplification of rules […]

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Fans fret as Fur Affinity nears fifth day of read-only mode

Dec 14, 2013 5 Comments

Author: GreenReaper Nearly five days have passed since Fur Affinity entered read-only mode, and despite ongoing staff efforts, the interruption has led many users to mull alternatives. The unheralded change, initiated in an attempt to resolve slowdowns during peak hours, caused consternation among artists, many of whom rely on the site for their income: The […]

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Anthrocon featured as Hip, Gay, Fetish party in Mate Magazine

Jun 07, 2011 9 Comments

Author: Louiefurrywolfy I’ve been buying “Mate” lately, an international gay male culture magazine produced in Berlin and the Netherlands. I was surprised that under their hip international summer party list, they included Anthrocon. Reactions: 1.) Oh boy, here comes the “We’re not gay and we’re not a fetish” thing. 2.) Anthrocon? Internationally hip? 3.) What […]

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Owners of Fur Affinity, FurBuy clash over auctions

Mar 12, 2011 2 Comments

Author: Sonious The furry marketplace heated up today as FurBuy owner Jurann was “permanently banned” from Fur Affinity for “false threats against users holding auctions on FA instead of furbuy” and “disruption of the community, drama starting and interference with user transactions.” FA’s Dragoneer gave his opinion of Jurann’s attempts to pressure artists into using […]

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