Meet Karma Bot

, Product Marketing | May 02, 2016

Karma Bot

It’s the age-old lesson, and it continues in HipChat. Do good, and good will come to you. Karma Bot makes sure this is so.

Karma Bot enhances camaraderie and teamwork in any HipChat room by giving your team a fun, easy way to celebrate and encourage teammates. Using this bot, you’ll be able to give (and take away) karma points to teammates in your HipChat rooms, and this wise bot will keep tally.

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An update on login issues

, HipChat DevOps Engineer | April 29, 2016

On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, a small number of users experienced issues accessing and interacting with HipChat. Whether the impact is small or large doesn’t matter—we know you rely on HipChat. As we work to scale HipChat and the underlying architecture, we’ve committed to keeping you up to date on what is happening.

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HipChat Server 2.0 is now in beta!

| April 26, 2016

HipChat Server 2.0

We’re happy to announce the release of HipChat Server 2.0 in beta! Improvements to HipChat Server make it faster, more secure, and more reliable than ever.

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Domain-Validated Signups save admins time & keep groups secure

| April 25, 2016

HipChat domain-validated signups

If you’re a HipChat administrator, Domain-Validated Signups will make your life easier while allowing new teammates to join your HipChat group faster. Even more, they ensure your team is secure from unwanted signups.

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Adobe Image Editor: Edit, enhance & meme-ify images in HipChat

, Product Marketing | April 20, 2016

Adobe Image Editor integration in HipChatDesigners, marketers, engineers, and meme-lovers alike will fawn over the new Adobe Image Editor in HipChat. Instead of uploading and downloading images all day, you can now edit and create beautiful images right inside of HipChat using the power of Adobe. And that is some serious muscle.

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New to HipChat? 3 first steps to get started

, Product Marketing | April 15, 2016

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If you’re a HipChat newbie, welcome! We’re super Screen Shot 2016-04-14 at 3.53.09 PM (content) to have you aboard. HipChat is easy to use and set up, so don’t worry about reading tons of boring instructions. Just do these three steps, and you’ll be smooth sailing.

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35 new ways to do your work right inside of HipChat

| April 13, 2016

HipChat integrations
Engineering, Operations, Support, Marketing, and Business teams – There is no other tool that lets you do as much inside of chat as HipChat.

Six months ago at Atlassian Summit, we introduced our new integrations platform powered by HipChat Connect, allowing developers to build apps that run inside of chat. Today we’re thrilled to see over 35 new integrations in the HipChat marketplace that let you do more inside of chat than any other tool. 

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HipChat video integrations now include BlueJeans & HYFY 🎥

, Product Marketing | April 05, 2016

HipChat video integrations

Modern team communication is all about freedom—freedom to work where, when, and how you want. While only a few years ago it was a challenge to work remotely, today the idea of working on a beach in Bali doesn’t raise an eyebrow. HipChat makes this possible.

For remote teams or workers, the power of face-to-face communication can often be what’s needed to keep everyone in sync. For these times, HipChat video and video integrations are there to help.

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March 25th Incident Report

| March 30, 2016

This has been a difficult month for all of our customers as well as the HipChat team. I was hoping my next blog post would be about some of the successes and plans we have to improve stability, but in the spirit of our company values I want to be transparent about the outage on March 25th.

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An update on this week

| March 18, 2016

March 23, 2016 — We have added an update below with more details about what happened and what we’re doing about it. Read it now.

Many of you have struggled to connect, send messages, or use chat history at different times this week. Our team has been working around the clock to find a solution to these issues, but we know that you, our users, have borne the brunt of the impact.

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