Category: Development

Xat ID Auction Info

Xat ID Auction Info

This morning, just a few hours ago, Xat announced via their Twitter account, that they are developing an “auction system” to allow users to buy/sell Xat ID’s. While we don’t have all the details we have been passed along the following information: The ID auction system will consist of two...

Xat’s Semi-secret MESSAGE COUNTER feature

Xat’s Semi-secret MESSAGE COUNTER feature

Clearly some people have come across Xat’s message counter and word is starting to spread. Myself…I just found out about it and thought I’d share. Xat has apparently added a feature to their debug mode (that a debug mode exists may in itself surprise some of you) that activates a...

Xat’s new CYAN Pawn

Xat’s new CYAN Pawn

Anyone who took a few minutes to visit or participate in Xat’s first celebrity chat (congratulations and a big welcome to Ashley Leggat continued success here on Xat!) surely noticed Xat’s new Cyan colored pawn. This Pawn, as we’ve been told, has been set aside and designated as the official...

Xat Implements New Security Feature

Xat Implements New Security Feature

Xat has just added a new security feature that more effectively protects your account against potential phishing. How it works Users that only access their Xat accounts from home or from one specific computer, can now activate “account locking”. This will restrict access to your Xat account to only the...

Suggestion: Xat Trade Ticker

Suggestion: Xat Trade Ticker

Just over a year ago, before Xat vote ever existed, I posted a message to the Community forum that, for the most part, went unnoticed. In it I proposed the idea of a Xat Trade ticker; like a stock ticker. I included a few images and a rather cryptic one...

Xat roBOT

Xat roBOT

Nothing official here (not yet anyway), but a fellow xatBlogs user has kindly pointed us in the direction of a Xat chat running a BOT 24/7. Currently the BOT, which is still in beta, monitors the chat for spammers and foulmouthed users, guest-self’s you when requested, and also kicks/bans when...

Sequential pricing, Serialization – Just an idea

Sequential pricing, Serialization – Just an idea

Things have been slow and that “slowness” tends to get my wheels turning. I’ve come up (don’t panic, this isn’t happening that I know of) with two new ideas relating to the pricing and distribution of new powers: Stay with me! Sequential pricing: How it works: Xat releases a new...

Hide Your Xat Smiley Code – Suggestion!

Hide Your Xat Smiley Code – Suggestion!

We don’t ordinarily promote user power or smiley suggestions via our blog or Twitter feeds. In fact, other than promoting our own suggestion once before, on the off chance that Xat staff will stumble upon it, we promote exclusively and only on our homepage (feeling the build up?). Today we...