Good afternoon friends.
Starting with the next release, which will take place on December 9, we will start implementing functionality that will allow our messenger to compete not only with other messengers, but also with news portals. To do this, we will enable the ability to assign channel categories and simplify the naming rules.
After the update, the category "Other" will be set by default in all channels. Administrators of existing channels will be able to change the category to a suitable one, and when creating a new channel, the category will need to be selected immediately. The following categories will be available in the current version:
- Humor & Entertainment
- Science & Education
- Health & Beauty
- Art & Photography
- Food & Drink
- Games & Apps
We are also changing the channel naming rules. Previously, all public pages in Gem4me had English names, and the only special character allowed in the channel name was underscore. After the update, you can give your channel a name in your native language, use a space (so the name can include multiple words) and even emoji.
Our next step is to introduce directories. All channels will be available in the catalog, divided by subject. Whatever you are interested in - fishing or investing, baking pies or the latest news in the engineering - with the catalog, you will find a channel that matches your interests. Channel administrators will receive some promotional tools that will allow them to quickly make their channel popular.
Stay tuned to stay updated!