faq

q: what is udictio?
a: udictio is a unique social media platform that functions as a social and interactive dictionary. unlike wikipedia and traditional/scientifically-proven dictionaries, udictio relies on user-generated content and encourages individuals to share their personal thoughts and experiences.

on udictio, users have the freedom to contribute information without the strict requirement of accuracy. this fosters a sense of community and encourages open dialogue, allowing for a wide range of perspectives and interpretations. users can provide definitions, explanations, and insights into words and concepts based on their own knowledge and experiences.

udictio serves as a dynamic platform for users to engage with language and ideas, making it more than just a conventional dictionary. it promotes social interaction, encourages sharing of personal insights, and allows for a diverse array of viewpoints, making it a valuable resource for those looking for a more interactive and community-driven approach to language and knowledge.

q: how can i create a topic?
a: either use the create entry button or just search for the topic you wish to create and make sure it has not already been created. then, either write the first entry for your new topic or create it without an entry.

q: how can i create an entry?
a: entries belong to topics that are already created. so, use the create entry button on top right of the page or search for the topic that you want to add your experience/thoughts as an entry. type your entry. then, publish!
note: in order to create a topic or an entry, you must sign up. here is the sign up form

q: i didn't receive a confirmation email. what should i do?
a: please resend confirmation email and check your spam folder since the confirmation email might be mistaken as junk mail and end up in there. the confirmation email should be sent right away, but it can happen that there is a delay. if you have not received anything after 24 hours, please contact us so we can check that everything is fine with your account.

q: can i change my username?
a: no.

q: how can i add a profile photo?
a: to add, remove, or change your profile photo, navigate to 'me' and then select 'settings.'

q: what does entry editor do?
a: entry editor can do these:
topic reference => (see: udictio)
user reference => (see: @aras diler)
entry reference => (see: #545)
topic mention => socrates
user mention => @cara
entry mention => #794
hidden reference => *
spoiler =>
--spoiler--
the protagonist dies in the end
--spoiler--
website address with alias => udictio
website address without alias => http://udictio.com
image =>
search button => (search: reno) (search: @aras diler)
ctrl+s or cmd+s (on mac) saves entry as draft

q: what are your community rules and guidelines?
a: our statement describes rules for users of udictio located at https://udictio.com
we expect users to observe and follow these rules:
– no spamming and excessive promotion
– treat others online as you would treat them in real life
– be tolerant towards other’s viewpoints; respectfully disagree when opinions do not align
– respect the privacy and personal information of other users
– do not make personal attacks on other users
– use messaging/email responsibly
– we do not tolerate violence, terrorism, abuse, harassment, sexual exploitation of children, hate speech, suicide, self-harm, pornography, and illegal activity
– you don't have to use your real name to use our platform but please do not impersonate an individual or an entity in a misleading or deceptive manner
– make sure you have the rights to post the content you share
– entries must be relevant to their topics
violations of these guidelines may result in the removal of content or/and temporary (7/30/365 days) or permanent account suspension.

q: can visitors vote without having an account?
a: yes. both users and visitors are allowed to vote.
vote rate:
favorite: 0.2
users' vote: 0.2
visitors' vote: 0.05
daily vote limit per user: 1000 entries
users are allowed to vote up to 100 entries of a specific user per day
users are not allowed to vote more than 500 entries of a specific user in total

q: what is karma?
a: your karma point reflects the value of your content. karma point will be visible on users' profile if it is above 25. users won't be able to influence other users' karma by voting if their karma is below 200.
ways to earn karma:
upvote: 0.18 the amount of karma that the user will gain upon getting an upvote
downvote: 0.27 the amount of karma that the user will lose upon getting a downvote

q: what are the limits?
a: daily image upload limit: 100
max upload size per image: 10mb
you can upload up to 10 images at the same time

q: is it okay to create multiple accounts?
a: yes.

q: what is a udictio verified badge and how can i get one?
a: verified badges help people more easily find the public figures, celebrities and brands they want to follow.

some account requirements we consider for verification include:
• authentic: your account represents a real person, business, or entity. only one verification per business or person except for language-specific accounts.
• if you are a business, institution, or entity, your email domain must represent your business during the verification approval process (ex. @udictio.com).
• notable: we review accounts that are featured in multiple news sources, and we don't consider press releases and sponsored or paid media.

please email us at [email protected] to get verified with the links that prove your authenticiy.

q: how can i do ama (ask me anything) on udictio?
a: anyone with a unique perspective can come to udictio, say who they are and what they’re passionate about, and invite the larger udictio community to ask them questions. ama sessions can be hosted by anyone. some of our top ama hosts have been: actors, producers, politicians, athletes, scientists and other subject mater experts. please contact us at [email protected] to schedule your ama event.