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Have you guys seen Whisper or Secret? Reminds me of DeviantArtSecret but in App form. 

I wrote this article for Check it out and let me know what you think!…

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5D MII 50MM 1.4
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United States

I have the privilege of making the ultimate day-to-day decisions on deviantART in my acting position as Chief Executive Officer. I Co-Founded deviantART in April of 2000 with jark along with a founding team of individuals including matteo most of whom joined around launch in August. Honorary founding team members include: mccann, chris and spot.


I've had a passion for building online communities since my addiction to game BBS's (doom, doom 2, heretic, hexen, etc.) when I was 12. I co-sysop'd the Netherworld BBS in Northern Virginia at that time (till I was 15) and fell in love with the possibilities; especially as they applied to a global community. deviantART mirrors many aspects of BBS's and as time progresses you will find even closer comparisons to the quality of community MajorBBS and other platforms were able to support. Of course, most of you have no idea what I'm talking about when I say BBS's. Ugh.

I've now spent more than half my life building online communities. Seeking to deliver a mainstream application that captures the depth and passion that I felt for BBS's in my youth youth, rather than my now youth. :D

I'm very proud of the success of deviantART. Especially the fact that we took the road less traveled and arrived a little later, but on our own pure and untainted terms. We're doing it our way.

And that ladies and gentlemen ... feels like a milli-millillion dollars.


Before you read about the future, read about the past. And I think with a past like that and a team like this, it is a bright future indeed.

It is our intention to create the most powerful outlet in the world for known and unknown artists alike.

Most importantly we intend to take our time to do it right. For the first time in history there is connection and communication between artists and fans on a massive scale. deviantART represents a breakthrough for the promotion and exposure of otherwise stranded artists in all corners of the globe. Our job is to make sense of the possibility, and craft it in a responsible manner.

And that's what I'm here to do along with the strong team we've assembled here at deviantART; until the job is done.

(If you have something real and tangible to propose that may help deviantART in one way or another; Feel free to send me a note. I read every note even if I don't respond. Forgive me on the responses, there are thousands of notes!)

Current Residence: Hollywood, CA
deviantWEAR sizing preference: M
Print preference: Fine Art
Favourite photographer: coxi
Favourite style of art: street
Operating System: OSX
MP3 player of choice: there are no choices
Shell of choice: Sea.
Wallpaper of choice: (changed often)
Favourite cartoon character: Stewie
Personal Quote: y0.


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rosannawolf 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your profile-pic!! ^^
mirageking7 2 days ago  Hobbyist Artist
Hey could you allow submission of music?
PicPasta43 6 days ago  New member Student Artist
any way to post more then 1 of the same widgets?
ThatPlanetside2Guy 5 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
The Featured Deviation widget can be used more then once.

Same goes for the Poll and Custom Box widget if you're a premium member.
Versability Apr 17, 2014   General Artist
Hello there just curious , milate ellinika?
Keneru92 Apr 17, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks to all ;)
would you like a cookie? :D
darkstar11111 Apr 15, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
hello im helping a friend get word out about her project is called project earn  it's a project about public awareness im given links to a lot of people so if you get the time sir id appreciate it a lot if you came and toke a look at her project heres a link thank you vary much for your time…  bye oh and good luck with all your work:happybounce: 
storykeeper03 Apr 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
hello, I just wanted ask you something that might threaten DA and it's members. it's about the TPP act that's occurring and Obama trying to bring in something called fast track. I don't know the full details but apparently it contains SOPA-like policies could threaten DA itself and I just wanted to know if you could help stop it. I have a link to a website that is trying to stop "fast track"…  and a friend of mine has put up a page explaining about these policies flamewarflipsides.deviantart.c… can you help us?
Black-Jay-Stone Apr 14, 2014  New member Student Artist
Hello. I would like you to warn this person or block his/her account for 3 days since she/she is commenting negative compliments on all my pictures. Its just annoying if a person does that. Please tell if if you think of something.
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