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Questions tagged [follow]

Apply to questions about keeping track of people or pages (being a fan or subscriber) rather than for your own account or channel being tracked by others (having fans or subscribers) for which there is the tag [followers]. See tag [tracking] for monitoring statistics.

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How can I follow someone on Twitter without them knowing?

Is it possible to follow someone on Twitter without them knowing?
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Can I +1 on GitHub without leaving a comment?

On Google Code I can show my support for an issue by starring it (I prefer not to add a comment saying "me too!"). On GitHub I can follow an issue (receive notifications on updates and comments), but ...
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Twitter is making me follow random people

Twitter is making me follow random people. After two days of unfollowing them I get another dozens of people in my follow list. Did my account get hacked or something?
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1answer
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Since when I've been following a user on Twitter?

Is there a way to find out how long I've been following a specific user on Twitter? There is no info about that on my following list.
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1answer
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Follow Slack user

Is there any way to "follow" a user on Slack? That is, be notified whenever this user posts something publicly? I did not find anything here, in the Slack docs, and https://productivityist.com/7-...
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How can I manage the Followers Activity log on Instagram?

The Instagram smartphone application has an Activity log (represented by the heart button at the bottom of the screen) and this Activity log is divided into two tabs: You that features the follow ...
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How do I make people I follow on Instagram private

I just wondered if there was a way of making the people that I follow on Instagram private, it's just that some of the people that I follow have their 'following' list set as what appears to be ...
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How Can I Get Rid of the “This Person” Follows Tweets?

My Twitter feed gets filled with random tweets about "this or that person follows" and I get random tweets that I don't want. I'd rather have my feed filled with people I follow and not have to scroll ...
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Following someone on Facebook - will they get notified?

Following on Facebook: If I start following someone (like a public figure) - they get notified about new followers? If I un-follow a friend and then re-follow him - will they get notified on any of ...
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Privacy-friendly way of importing 'following' users into new Twitter account?

I am following about 600 Twitter users. Because I don't post anything, I don't care about my followers (90% of them are spam bots anyway). I created a new Twitter account and wish to import the '...
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Why did Twitter offer two identical “Who to follow” suggestions?

After I tweeted a clip from YouTube, Twitter suggested two options to follow: They are identical. Is there any explanation for this?
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1answer
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Advanced settings for followed people on Twitter

On Twitter, I'd like to watch specific "followed" people in the Home page (timeline), and watch the others (i.e. celebrities and organizations which have more tweets than my friends) in a list window ...
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1answer
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How do I know which Twitter apps are adding new follows to my profile?

I've been getting some new follows (not followers) from time to time that is really disturbing my followers to following ratio. I suspect some of the apps that I authorized are doing this. I just need ...
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Unfollowed celebrities Facebook accounts and want to reverse it

I accidentally unfollowed a bunch of celebrities' Facebook accounts and want to reverse it in an easy way as there were too many profiles to remember. I can't remember all of the celebs I was ...