News

News from our Social Media Team: Twitter
January 21, 2022
For those of you who have followed BookCrossing on Twitter, you may have noticed that there was a short period of time in November 2021, where our profile was hacked, and then disappeared altogether. With thanks to the hawk eyes of several of our Mem... more »
2022 is upon us
January 4, 2022
A New Year's message from Ballycumber. "Hello, dear BookCrossing members! It's a new year for many of us, and that means it's time to look back... and forward into the future. As we all know, the past year has been another weird one..." To ... more »
News from our Tech Team - JE Alerts & emails
December 9, 2021
Anyone who has been around the forums of late, will have seen that we have been working on the issue of the revolving stop start of JE alerts, particularly Daily Digest emails. It's been a rather recurrent issue that the emails simply stop sending, a... more »
Round 11 of Support BC - Supply Store Sweepstakes is here!
November 9, 2021
J4shaw is back again with Round 11 of the Support BC - Supply Store Sweepstakes! The last round saw 60 participants sign up (which was a new record for sign ups) and the Supply Store... more »
News from the Store: Out of office
August 11, 2021
Our Store Manager is going to be out of office for the last two weeks of August. The reason is a happy one: she'll be off on an adventure. It's possible that some orders may get delayed for a bit; sorry about that! We're wishing our Store Manager a l... more »
News from the BC Support Team: Copies of PMs are delayed
August 7, 2021
We have had a number of reports that members are encountering a delay in receiving an email copy of the PM (private message) that they have sent to another member. There also are reports of PMs not being received for several hours. Rest assured, it i... more »
UPDATE: Members registered with @web.de & @t-online.de not receiving PMs
July 21, 2021
We are happy to report that the issue with mail from BookCrossing being blocked to @web.de & @t-online.de emails is now fixed. Please contact the BC Support Team using the Contact Us button at the bottom of the page if you are still encountering ... more »
News from the BC Support Team: You can "Contact Us"
July 17, 2021
Happy to report that messages are again being received by BC Support via the "Contact Us" link. Things look a little different on our end, and there is a little ironing out to do still, bu... more »
Members not receiving JE alerts or PMs
July 13, 2021
It has been brought to our attention that some members are experiencing issues not receiving emails from BookCrossing. We have been advised that this is the case for private messages (PMs) from other members, as well as for journal and release alerts... more »
News from the BC Support Team: "Contact Us" issue
July 8, 2021
As has been talked about this past few weeks, one of the post server upgrade outage glitches has been that Contact Us has not been functioning as it ought to do. See more information on this HERE... more »
[CLOSED] Supply Store Sweepstakes
July 4, 2021
Round 10 of the Support BookCrossing - Supply Store Sweepstake is currently open and accepting entries! Purchases from the BookCrossing Supply Store is a direct way of putting much needed mon... more »
And, we’re back.....but there are some bugs!
June 23, 2021
We are happy to report that the planned outage is behind us, and the switch to a new server went as planned and has successfully upgraded 10 years of code. The upgrade in itself did not "fix" anything, more so we are now operating on the mo... more »
Pardon the interruption...
June 20, 2021
Changes for the better are coming your way, and soon! Bookcrossing will be doing a fairly major backend upgrade in the upcoming week. There will be a planned outage while this happens, and as we get closer to the upgrade, we'll inform you of the expe... more »
News from the Store: our new BC Art Stamp, and more
May 21, 2021
Here's something that will make the crafters of BookCrossing perk up: our new BookCrossing Art Stamp has arrived in the Supply Store! It's a 5 cm / 2" stamp made from rubber and wood, showing our handsome mascot Ballycumber and the slogan 'the l... more »
3rd BC24HrReadathon is underway
April 17, 2021
Welcome to the 3rd #BC24HrReadathon!! We are underway for 2021! Check in here: forum check in thread Not sure what hour we are up to? You can see how far we've progressed here: https://tinyu... more »
Virtual BookCrossing UnConvention 2021
March 19, 2021
For everyone missing their annual fix of Convention Fun and for anyone who has never yet experienced the camaraderie but would like to... some intrepid BookCrossers bring you the next best thing - a Convention (mainly) by Zoom. Since this is not very... more »
[FIXED] Error message when accessing profile page/bookshelf
March 10, 2021
The Support Team have been alerted to an issue some of our members are experiencing with accessing their profile pages. It may also appear that you get an error when logging in. We've altered the Tech Team and are waiting for this to be looked into. ... more »
2021 BookCrossing 24 hour Readathon
March 4, 2021
BookCrossing's 2021 24 hour Readathon will take place on Saturday April 17th! Find out more HERE. more »
Wave of spammy friend requests
January 28, 2021
Please see information about this, and updates on what is being done, by clicking here. more »
It's a New Year...
January 1, 2021
and Ballycumber has a few words to say. Head on over to the Announcements forum and join us for a toast, no matter whether you are raising a champagne flute, a tea cup or any other beverage. Clic... more »

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