the original young aboriginal (teedz) wrote in suggestions,
the original young aboriginal

Allow user to hide/unhide "paid user" Account type.

Allow user to hide/unhide "paid user" Account type.

Short, concise description of the idea
Allow user to mask, at least from outside readers, the fact that s/he has a paid account.

Full description of the idea
Hide: "Thumbs Up icon" "Account Type" text at bottom of userinfo page ...more?

An ordered list of benefits

  • * It will likely keep people from spamming me, and other users. I say that, because I have never publically displayed my [] account, and just now got spam through it -- so either the spammers are just taking a crapshoot and emailing "[whoever]" where [whoever] = a valid username... or they are scraping the HTML on userinfo pages for indicators that this user is paid -- and thus, has a LJ email address.
  • An ordered list of problems/issues involved

  • none.
  • An organized list, or a few short paragraphs detailing suggestions for implementation

  • On Personal settings page, have a checkbox that says "[ ] Hide account type from outside users."
  • Or... "Allow ( )All ( )Friends Only ( )Registered Users to see my account type."
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