Pro tips: Become a master of file requests

Sending files to lots of people — whether it’s an email attachment or a shared link in Dropbox — is generally straightforward. But collecting files from lots of people wasn’t always as easy. That is until now, with our recently introduced file requests feature. Just create a request, send out the link, and watch the files pour into your Dropbox. If you’re looking to get the most out of file requests, we have a few tips to help you collect like a pro.

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Ready, set, go! The 2015 Campus Cup is here

It’s September, which means it’s back­-to­-school season! Whether you’re just about to start classes or in the middle of your school year, we want to make your life a little easier. So, we’re giving you a way to earn extra Dropbox space to manage your schoolwork and (and life in general) by participating in the 2015 Dropbox Campus Cup!

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New: Drag and drop URLs into your Dropbox, to store links alongside your files

Now, you can drag and drop URLs into your Dropbox — on the web and on your desktop — and open them on any of your devices. This means you can take your bookmarks anywhere, instead of having them confined to a certain browser on a certain computer. But it also means you can organize all your information, no matter the format, into Dropbox folders — so your information is in one central place.

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How to hack your way to great ideas

In 2011, when Dropbox had just 35 employees, we held our first-ever Hack Week. It gave us a chance to get back to our roots: small, agile groups of creative Dropboxers solving exciting problems together. We transformed the office into a giant workshop, and turned the ideas that we’d been dreaming up into reality. Since then, we’ve grown to over 1,200 employees in offices around the world, and Hack Week has grown into a beloved annual tradition of exploring how we can make Dropbox better for our users.

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