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[[Mentoring/Formal|'''Formal Mentoring''']] is a great tool to quickly learn the ropes of editing correctly and efficiently. It includes the potential for accelerated rank and role upgrades.
 
[[Mentoring/Formal|'''Formal Mentoring''']] is a great tool to quickly learn the ropes of editing correctly and efficiently. It includes the potential for accelerated rank and role upgrades.
  
 
The {{RootPage2}} editing community also communicates using a '''Google+ page''', and '''community''', these are linked below.
 
 
 
[http://plus.google.com/100577875830538056860/posts Waze New York Google+ Page]
 
 
[http://plus.google.com/communities/110439206016891712850 Waze New York Google+ Community]
 
  
 
=== {{@|Discord}} ===
 
=== {{@|Discord}} ===
We are transitioning to a stronger platform for voice and text chat, please join us here, and ask to be added to the local group if you edit in our region.
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We are using the Discord platform for text ''(voice, and video)'' chat, please join us here, and ask to be added to the local group if you edit in our region.
  
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The conversations are segmented by areas, and topics. For New York state there is a general state channel, and then three local channels; #ny_state_east, #ny_state_west, and #ny_greater_nyc_li. This image indicates the general division for the local channels.
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[[File:NY Discord names.jpg|thumbnail|center|NY State Discord channels<br>Click to enlarge]]
  
 
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=== {{@|Google Hangouts}} ===
 
=== {{@|Google Hangouts}} ===
There are several [//hangouts.google.com '''Google Hangouts'''] for NY. Any editor is welcome at any of these. Their purpose is not to exclude, rather to make discussion easier to follow. Click the links below to join the respective Hangout using your Google account.
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We used to use Google Hangouts heavily in this region for real time communication. We have since transitioned to the Discord platform discussed above due to its many more features, and technical limitations of the Google Hangouts platform.
  
Statewide Hangouts:
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For those who have access security issues, and can not access the discord platform, please reach out to one the [[#Area Managers|state managers, and/or (Assistant) Regional Coordinators]] for an alternate access through Google Hangouts.
* [//hangouts.google.com/group/gUnn1ZKtZ9WPNr9C2 NY Editors] - "Main" hangout for statewide or advanced issues.
 
* [//hangouts.google.com/group/8bOrPRrNWdChdE3O2 NY Boot Camp] - Safe space for new editors to learn to get accustomed to how everything works.
 
* [//hangouts.google.com/group/XpOXHtb3U3i8AxRj1 NY Off-Topic Banter] - Silly, off-topic nonsense goes here, so as not to clutter the other channels.
 
  
Local Hangouts:
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=== {{@|Social Media}} ===
* [//hangouts.google.com/group/4QFka4bwbBr2wnl12 Buffalo]
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The {{RootPage2}} editing community communicates updates about the community, Waze-related news, and driving conditions throughout the state on Twitter. Follow our [https://twitter.com/waze_newyork @Waze_NewYork] and [https://twitter.com/Waze_NYC @Waze_NYC] community accounts.
* [//hangouts.google.com/group/fVU1EXsgrpAWwOYA2 Rochester]
 
* [//hangouts.google.com/group/WnVIgxgSViymqLxh2 Syracuse]
 
* [//hangouts.google.com/group/3umnIJXiVO0kKsD52 Capital Region & North Country]
 
* [//hangouts.google.com/group/0aODshpGLL8faodO2 Hudson Valley & Catskills]
 
* [//hangouts.google.com/group/uyNobN3e6nzdvsk72 NYC Focus Group]
 
  
 
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Formal Mentoring is a great tool to quickly learn the ropes of editing correctly and efficiently. It includes the potential for accelerated rank and role upgrades.


Discord link to this section

We are using the Discord platform for text (voice, and video) chat, please join us here, and ask to be added to the local group if you edit in our region.

The conversations are segmented by areas, and topics. For New York state there is a general state channel, and then three local channels; #ny_state_east, #ny_state_west, and #ny_greater_nyc_li. This image indicates the general division for the local channels.

NY State Discord channels
Click to enlarge

Google Hangouts link to this section

We used to use Google Hangouts heavily in this region for real time communication. We have since transitioned to the Discord platform discussed above due to its many more features, and technical limitations of the Google Hangouts platform.

For those who have access security issues, and can not access the discord platform, please reach out to one the state managers, and/or (Assistant) Regional Coordinators for an alternate access through Google Hangouts.

Social Media link to this section

The New York editing community communicates updates about the community, Waze-related news, and driving conditions throughout the state on Twitter. Follow our @Waze_NewYork and @Waze_NYC community accounts.