One of DeviantArt's newest features gives us the ability to write Status Updates to send shorter messages to our watchers than what we might normally include in a full journal entry. Status Updates also eliminate the need to use polls to spread the word about a DA event, group contest, or other situation where we may not be asking our watchers a question. They can include links, deviant and group mentions, thumbnails, and #tags. Even some formatting works such as alignment, bolding, and italicizing.
This tutorial will go over the ways to write a Status Update and where to find updates that your watchers write. I'll let you decide what the content of your updates contains.
I. Creating Your Own Status Updates
From Your Profile Page:
The first way to write a Status Update is to do so directly from your profile page. For this to work, you must have the Activity widget installed. Then you just click inside the box that says "Share a Status Update with yo