Good reasons why the collaboration section shouldn't lock

So, everyone by now should now about the Talent Hub.

And of course Roblox has to have a good feature make something else bad.

The #collaboration section will be locked and deleted!

Woah, That’s a horrible idea.

Some good reasons why it shouldn’t close:

1: The talent hub is very confusing!

So, right now the Talent Hub offers almost no features for Images, Polls, etc.
It is also very hard to find jobs with an Account PIN enabled.
This is good for account security and getting support if you are ever locked out of your account.
Instead, it locks you to verified creators. The no images thing brings us to our next issue:

2: No Rich Text!

So, Rich Text is the thing that is able to let us do

    1. This,
      This,
      2021-09-05T04:00:00Z - That,
This.

This text will be hidden

And many more. It normally starts with a [example].

There si also no HTML, so you cant do

something like this

(<h1>something like this</h1>)
And some more issues.

3: Portfolios and the ease of having it open.

Something like this:

Could turn into


!
Also, in the talent hub, there’s no discovery. In the DevForum I can just type something like “Commissions are open!” and it would bump. In the Tallent Hub, You have to manually apply. No commissions, just work. As stated above, We also cant post images, and that’s a huge problem. Rich Text/HTML should be supported. It’s not too hard.

That’s all I have to say. You can comment anything else/your opinion.

What should Roblox do?
  • Delete the Category.
  • Keep both of them
  • Other

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Honestly, there’s no use for Roblox to keep both. It would be just a waste of resources that could be diluted to something better. I do suggest (if you have the means to do it) is to make your own personal website portfolio. Yea, it’s paid but you’re not confined within Roblox’s rules and you can make the link way shorter and memorable than what Roblox would’ve offered.

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I would be ok with the talent hub if it:

  • A: Had more discovery
  • B: Supported more commissions
  • C: RICH TEXT

You can’t do this now since the Talent Hub states you can’t send links, unless they are on the allowed links list: talent.roblox.com/consent

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My bit.ly/DarkPixlzPortfolio was removed a while ago

Roblox has received feedback on basically all of that regarding the talent hub, so they’ll surely get to it. They even postponed the closing of the category until October 1, so we and them still have time. If Roblox need more time they’ll probably postpone it further.

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Here’s a simple way you could get around it:

@DarkPixlz you can make suggestions about it in #feature-requests:talent-hub-features or just wait for someone to do so themselves.

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This may be considered getting around the rules, the Roblox ToS explicitly bans using allowed links to redirect to not allowed links.

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Well, Roblox can’t and doesn’t moderate you for actions outside of the platform unless they’re borderline illegal. This has been a thing for a lot of different things over the last few years.

Yet you’re taking a risk, I wouldn’t recommend doing this.

you’re* and if I do get moderated for it for once after like 5 years of going with this method, then it would be an unjustified one since I am technically within the rules. If you don’t want to do it, it is fine but let’s not argue about this and derail the conversation from where it actually should be.

You should post your feature requests in #feature-requests:talent-hub-features instead of here. Looks like you identified a bunch of valid problems that should be brought up there.

A forum is not a good place for jobs/portfolios. This category will be removed and that’s a good thing because there will be more discovery space for all the more appropriate forum use cases.

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I would say delete the category, but I do agree that there should be more text options.
And you can put images, heres a few steps:

  1. Go to a devforum page
  2. Hover on any image then right click and click “Copy Image Address”
  3. Go to your talent hub page
  4. Edit your bio, put ![](imagelink) and replace imagelink with your copied link.
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There is simply no reason to keep the #collaboration section. These are some great reasons, but then again, Roblox will probably add those features in the future.

behancē and github.io are both used for portfolios, and both are allowed on the talent hub.

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Behance is for creative work portfolios only (GFX and building)

Github sounds like a bad solution too, as you are using GitHub for a purpose not intended.

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It is for creative works, yes, but that does not only includes GFXand building.

Github.io is the domain used for GitHub Pages, wich can be used for wathever you want to code afaik, idk who told you that you can’t build a portfolio with it.

There are also pretty other alternatives that are also whitelisted on the Talent Hub, so no need to mantain the #collaboration category

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I hope you’re not naively thinking that the amount of Likes you’d get on the developer forum would translate directly to job applicants on the Talent Hub? Moreover, the Talent Hub is private currently (X thousand users have access)

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No, not likes, I have 5 people testing right now.

The reason I don’t want the collaboration section to be deleted is because of reviews. As far as I know, you can’t comment on people’s portfolios in Talent Hub. However, you can comment on people’s portfolios in the Collaboration category, and it is useful for people who may want to hire me to see reviews of other people who have previously worked with me. For example, my portfolio has many positive reviews and those help to get people to hire you.

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