Accounts & Profiles

How do I create a KrabApple account?
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Creating an account in KrabApple is very simple!


You can login with Twitter, which will create you an account on KrabApple using your Twitter avatar, and some basic information about you. (KrabApple will NOT be able to access any advanced information about you, including youe Twitter password.)

You can also click "Sign Up", which will pop up a registration form.



First Name: Enter a first name here.

Last Name: Enter a last name here.

Username: This will be your @username on the platform. This can be anywhere between 4 to 32 characters long. Special Characters (!@#$%^&*()_+) may be used.

Email Address: Enter a VALID email address here. Your confirmation email and any administrative communications will be done using THIS email address. KrabApple does NOT sell or provide your email address to any third-party vendors.

Password: Enter a 8-16 character password. Your password is CASE SENSITIVE and should contain at least 1 number and 1 special character (!@#$%^&*()_+) . Please write down this password.

Confirm Password: Re-type the password used above exactly as it appears to confirm the password.

Agree to TOS: Click this box only after you have read and understood the Terms of Service and our Privacy Policy. By registering an account and using our platform, you agree to these at ALL times.

Complete the process by clicking on the "Sign Up" button. You will then receive a confirmation email to the email address provided. Click on the "Confirm" link inside of the email to complete the process.

PLEASE TAKE NOTE: The email sent to confirm your account might end up in your SPAM folder on your email provider. If you have not received this email within 5-10 minutes after registering, then please check the spam folder prior to reaching out to support.
Is there a limit to the number of accounts I can create?
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No. You can create as many accounts as you would like to, as long as the usernames and email addresses are different.

Be advised that you must still follow the Terms of Service for each account you own.
How much does an account cost?
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Your KrabApple account is FREE.

At NO time will your account cost anything to use and maintain.
How do I delete my account?
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Having a KrabApple account is optional, and when you delete your account you also delete all information, posts, comments, and replies you have done using that account.



To delete your account from KrabApple, go to your Profile Settings and scroll to the bottom.

Select "Delete My Account".

Confirm the action.

Your account is now deleted, and all information and posts/images/videos and other content will be removed.

WARNING: This action is irreversible, so please be 100% sure you wish to delete the account. Support will NOT be able to recover your account.
Verification
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The blue checkmark has been a standard in showing that an account is the person/company they claim to be. Verification is not done for everyone, and is typically used when a celebrity or high level personality needs to protect their account from people impersonating them.

KrabApple has a verification process, which can be done by doing the following:

>> Go to your Profile Settings

>> Scroll down to " Verification Request"

>> Fill in all the information

>> Create a video stating your name, and why you feel you need to be verified

>> Submit the request


The administrators will review the information and video provided within 1-2 business days after receiving the request. If they require any additional information, the administration will email you at the account email provided.

Be aware that a verification request does not automatically mean you will be verified. A denial of verification may occur for various reasons. If your request has been denied, and you wish to appeal the decision, you can contact support@krabapple.com with an explanation as to why you feel the denial was in error. Appeal responses can take up to 3-5 business days to process and the decision provided by support after an appeal is FINAL. Additional appeals after this denial will be discarded.
What's the text limit on the "About Me" area?
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This area accepts a maxiumum of 140 characters.
Can I change my username?
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Yes, you can change your username at any time using the following instructions:

>> Go to your Profile Settings

>> Scroll down to "Username"

>> Delete the current username by highlighting over it and pressing "Backspace" or "Delete" on your keyboard.

>> Press "Save".

>> If the username is already in use, it will inform you that the username has already been taken.

>> Repeat entering a username until you provide a username not already in use.


How do I change my Profile Cover/Avatar?
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To change your profile cover and/or avatar, please follow the instructions below:



>> Click on "Profile" on the left sidebar.

>> On the "Profile" page, the avatar and cover editors are in the header area.


1 - This is the avatar edit area.
2 - This is the profile cover edit area.

>> Hover over the area you wish to edit and a Camera Icon should appear.

>> Click the left mouse button.

>> A computer navigation window should open. Find the picture you wish to use on your computer and double-click on the image.

>> A progress bar will show you the status of the image upload.

>> Once uploaded, the new image will replace your old avatar/profile cover.


Profile covers can be adjusted/repositioned to show the image more clearly, or to bring emphasis on a specific area of the cover image.



>> Hover over the Cover Image in the profile header.

>> A 4-way arrow icon should appear next to the camera icon.

>> Click on the 4-way arrow icon.

>> Move the image around inside of the header area by clicking on and holding down the right mouse button, and dragging around the image until it is positioned properly.

>> Once positioned properly, release the mouse button.

>> Click on the checkmark icon to confirm the change.

>> If you do not want to save the changes, click the X icon instead. The image will revert back to it's prior position.

Once confirming, the image will save in that position until changed again.

Features & Options

Creating a Post
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Making posts will be how you spend a lot of your time on KrabApple. Knowing how to create one is important, and if you follow the steps below, creating one will be simple:



Posts can contain more than just simple text. It can contain images, videos, links, emoticons, mentions, and other useful tools to help you reach a larger audience with your posts. Here is a quick overview of the features including with publishing that go beyond just a simple text post.

Images - You can add photos to your posts by utilizing this tool. Photos are embedded into your post, and you can upload multiple photos in a single post.

Videos - Videos can spice up your posts by adding an interactive and moving element to them. You can only have one video per post.

Emoticons - Emoticons show emotions and experiences in your posts and can be included into text posts to show emphasis, or feeling, to them.

GIFs - You are able to use animated gifs in your posts to bring them to life with experiences, emotions, and even humor if needed.

Outside of the normal additions to posts using the options, you can add the following special texts to any post you make:

Hashtags - Hashtags are search terms that identify a post as being associated with an interest. You can have any word in your post become a hashtag by adding the "#" symbol prior to the text being tagged, do not use spaces.

Mentions - Mentions tag users to a specific post. Adding users let them know they are part of the conversation, or alert them to the existence of the post. You can tag users by using the "@" symbol follower by the username of the person you wish to tag. You can tag as many users as you like.

URLS/Links - You can type the url of a page into the post (example: https://www.mumblit.com) and the post will autolink the url, and show a preview of the information if available from the linked page.Also, if you use a youtube link from a video, it will embed the video from youtube into the post. Please make sure after posting a url, that you press the "spacebar" key on your keyboard to give it a chance to pull the link preview if available.

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