First thanks for this website, have been using it for a quite while now and really can't tell how good/useful it is. As a modest contribution, let me suggest some possible improvements:
- Twitter thread: some groups start making good use of twitter to announce releases (as well as other general info). Just adding the direct link in the group's info panel (after IRC, forum and website) would be already a good start. (Of course you could imagine more, like tag-based tweet parsing and automatic release information extraction*, and so on... quite ambitious in my opinion...)
- RSS feed: Have a feed for the releases, or even better a RSS feed based on the users preference (don't know how it would translate in terms of additional bandwidth or server resources, feasibility,... among others)
I've seen more and more groups using twitter, and while I don't use it, I think the manga fans that do might find it useful if we added it on the group page, just like with the IRC and site/forum stuff.
I was thinking, since members have the "My Lists" so they can store the mangas they've read, want to read and whatnot, maybe there could also be a list for the authors/artists like their favourite mangaka, mangakas whose works they want to read in the future...something like that.
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