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What does it mean to "follow" someone.

Jan 19, 2010
8,520
Hunter 26 Charleston
I follow several sub-forums on this site and there are a few people on this forum who's opinion I highly respect and so I clicked the "follow" button on their profiles. My thinking at the time was that I would get a notification anytime they published a post. But that does not seem to be the case. Was my thinking incorrect or do I need to set it up differently?
 
Feb 17, 2006
4,877
Lancer 27PS MCB Camp Pendleton KF6BL
No, you thinking (I think) is correct. Following someone is like following a post or topic or (as you said) forum. But even I could be incorrect. We must wait for Fearless Leader to respond.
 

Phil Herring

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Mar 25, 1997
4,700
Hunter 450 Bainbridge Island
It's pretty lame. There is no notification at all, but their activity shows up under your "News Feed." Didn't know you had a News Feed? If you click on your user name (upper right corner) and you'll see a link for it. That's all it does.

We could blow that news feed up into full-frame, re-name it, and turn it into something else, possibly.
 
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