There are several ways to begin following a piece of content, a person, or a place in the
community. Here are some easy ways to get started.
From any stream you're reading, including News streams, hover your mouse over a
person's name or avatar, or the name of a place, and click
Follow. You can then select the stream in which you
want to follow the person or place.
Use the Browse menus. Click People from the top navigation menu, or click Your Content or Your Places from the menu under your avatar, then browse for things to follow. Be sure to check the
Recommended tab to see recommendations based on your individual activity and
connections in the community. When you
see an item you want to follow, click on its gear icon and then
Follow. Then select the stream in which you want to
follow the content item, person, or place.
Use the Search feature. Search for keywords of things that might interest you.
When you find something you want to follow, click on the item. From there, click
Follow. Then select the
stream in which you want to follow the content item, person, or place.
Stop Following People, Places, or a Piece of Content
To stop following something, either hover over it from the stream or go to the item
and then click Following. Select the streams from which you
want to stop following the person, place, or content item, and then click
Stop Following. You will no longer see updates for that
person, place, or content item in those streams. Those updates will still appear in
the Most Recent stream, however, because that stream shows all public activity in the
You can also click the gear icon next to the stream and click Edit stream to use the stream drag-and-drop feature.