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Questions tagged [hidden-communities]

Questions about hidden communities; communities for which your activities don't show up in your Communities and Top Network Posts sections of your profile.

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Reputation still showing for hidden communities on network profile

I've noticed that, for users with hidden accounts, it's still possible to see reputation changes on their hidden communities from their network profile, yet it is not possible to see the hidden ...
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Has or does SE suffer from shills or cabals of special interest groups looking to peddle influence or control narrative?

Excerpt from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Why_Wikipedia_is_not_so_great Editors have learned that formation into "gangs" is the most effective way of imposing their views on opposite-...
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Is there a way of hiding my network profile from my profile on individual sites? [duplicate]

I participate in several of the SEs. I use different aliases for each one, but I notice that regardless, people can look at my profile on all of them once they access my profile on one of them. On ...
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Don't show hidden communities on “Top Posts” in network profile

I love the Hidden communities feature. Its official definition is (emphasis mine): Hiding a community means other users will not see it in your Communities list or Top Network Posts. The "...
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Possible to “hide communities” on a single Stack Exchange site?

I'd like to hide my other accounts on a single Stack Exchange site, but not all of them. I found the "hide communities" section, but when I go there on the site I'd like to be more private and remove ...
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Limit the visible number of hidden communities in the profile

The number of items of visible communities in the profile isn’t exceed 5, but the number of items for hidden communities isn’t limited (actually is limited by SE sites count): My suggestion is to ...
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Error while trying to hide undefined community

On the hidden communities page when the list of visible communities contains more than 12 sites the search bar has appeared: If you entered something that doesn’t coincide with your visible ...
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What’s the default for new site in terms of hidden community?

Hide community page contains the following phrase: New sites that you join will be linked to your other communities by default. Is this phase correct? As far as I see new site is placed into the ...
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Unable to hide a network site from Communities list

It seems that I am unable to hide a site under the Stack Exchange network from my list of communities on the profile page: When clicking on "Edit list", the site "Android Enthusiasts" is not found in ...
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Unhide a hidden community

I have 3 hidden communities and would like to un-hide one of them. I'm having trouble figuring out how to do this. How do I unhide the hidden community?
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Why are my hidden communities visible under the 'top', 'reputation' and 'activity' tabs on the Network Profile page?

Recently, I've discovered that the communities that I have hidden are still visible under the 'top', 'reputation' and 'activity' tabs of my Network Profile. https://stackexchange.com/users/current?...
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How do I hide a community from my network profile? [duplicate]

I want to hide an account from my network profile. I would like to reference my Stack Exchange profile in a professional setting. I do not want one of my accounts publically displayed for employers ...
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Hidden Communities don't play well with comment-to-chat migrations

It's come up quite a few times since Hidden Communities were implemented - users expect privacy and unexpectedly end up losing it all when conversation gets migrated to the chat system. Suddenly their ...
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How can a user earn almost 100 reputation points with no upvoted questions and no profiles on other sites? [duplicate]

This profile here got almost 100 reputation points & 30 votes casted & no upvoted questions. So there is no way to achieve 100 reputation points. It only joined in movies community only. ...
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Starting chat on a hidden community leaks network profile

I've hidden one of my communities, but when a comments co-conversationalist started a chat session, it was started on the network-wide http://chat.stackexchange.com, and my network identity was ...
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My network profile flair keeps showing that I don't have any linked accounts with 200+rep [duplicate]

A few months ago I discovered that my network profile flair had stopped appearing as before, and instead it was showing that I don't have any linked accounts with 200+rep. Like this question: You do ...
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Accounts (on the activity tab) links to network profile even if the community is hidden

We know that if a community is hidden, one can not see the "Network Profile" link except moderators. But I've found that one can still find "Network Profile" link from accounts link on activity tab. ...
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Hidden communities sort order

In the user profile page visible communities sorted by earned reputation. For hidden communities sort order is differs. As far as I see they sorted by hiding time (oldest is first): More over ...
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Tooltip for hidden communities is not able to localize

If current community is hidden in the user profile page, tooltip says: This site has been hidden by you. Only you and moderators can see this link. I can't find this text in Transifex DB.
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Combined flair is showing hidden accounts

The combined flair started to display in this week site icons from hidden accounts. For example, this is my current flair: The freehand red circle shows a hidden community that you can't see in my ...
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No translations for Hide/Unhide community buttons in the profile page

Can't find strings for translating text on Hide, Unhide buttons in transifex:
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How do I hide my accounts on a specific Stack Exchange site?

Can I hide my accounts that I already participate in, for a specific site? For example, I'm in one where I don't want to make my accounts visible for others: Or is this not possible?
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Hidden Communities description doesn't have margins

On the mobile version of site, the description for the Hidden Communities section doesn't have margins on the left or at the top:
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Top network posts and wrong community count shown on meta profile for hidden community

Cooking.SE is currently a hidden community for me; I hid the community from my profile a long time ago (probably at least a year ago). When I am logged out, my user profile on the main site correctly ...
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Why is the hide communities tab not visible on the Network Profile?

I wanted to make a community visible again and my first idea was to go the network profile to do it, but found there no option or tab to do so. After seeing this answer, I then went to some account ...
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Hiding sites from Android app

I have few sites hidden for my profile and cannot be seen from browser page, but my problem it can be seen if someone checks my profile from Android App. How can I hide it?
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Hiding activities from hidden networks

I hid a couple of Stack Exchange networks from my network profile, yet the activities I have done in those hidden networks (answering questions, gaining badges, meta) are still showing up. I would ...
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Top posts taken from hidden communities

From Edit Profile & Settings, we have below information Hide Communities Choose which communities will appear in the Communities and Top Network Posts sections of your profile ...
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What is the point of being able to hide a community on your profile when people can see it anyways? [duplicate]

Click: Profile -> View network profile -> accounts or activity Any community you've selected to "hide" from actually is not hidden here; it's completely public. I logged out and tested it on my own ...
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Can we please have the full list shown in Hide Communities?

The “Hide Communities” only shows 12 out of however many visible communities I have. This makes it extremely difficult to figure out which ones are unhidden, as the Network Profile list doesn’t show ...
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What is a “hidden account”?

In my profile I saw this: Accounts (48) - 1 hidden account as seen in this image: So, what is this "hidden account"? And how do I see it?
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Profile is still counting a hidden community that no longer exists

I had a profile on a private beta site a while back that I listed under my Hidden Communities so it wouldn't show up on my profile on other sites. The private beta was closed, but my profile is still ...
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Hiding sites from the main StackExchange.com profile page?

Since the new profile functionality was added, it has been possible to hide a site from showing in your associated sites list on your profile on specific sites in the network. However, regardless of ...
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Should hidden community user profiles pop up in a Google search?

From another question related to the use of the Google search engine in combination with Stack Exchange, I found the following. I have some accounts I solely use for flagging. Those profiles are set ...
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Hidden Communities indicated despite the account being deleted [duplicate]

I have just noticed on my Chemistry (and other) profiles that it is stated that I have '1 hidden community' (as shown below): This was true, until I had m membership at that site deleted a little ...
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Hidden sites description should be clearer

What does the header on "hidden communities" mean? The following communities are hidden and are only visible to you and moderators What mods? This site? That site? Any site? It should be clearer ...
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“1 hidden accounts”

I know, it's a pluralization bug... but this one isn't too obscure, so I think I can report it without fear of being lynched: When I go to my profile page, I see the above. One fixes needed.
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What is the purpose of hiding communities if they are visible anyway?

My communities are visible to the Moderators and Stack Exchange employees, Its fine. But it says, "Other people may also be able to associate your presence on those communities with your public list ...
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Fix the misleading description of the “Hide Communities” feature

The new profile also introduced a feature that allows users to hide the connection between your accounts on different SE sites. The description of the feature is the following: Choose which ...
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Would it be useful to remove hidden communities from the combined flair?

The new profile page has the wonderful new function to hide communities. But, as I can see, they are removed only from the new profiles — not from the site profiles still using the old profile ...
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Hiding a community on SE doesn't hide on Area 51

I've hidden my Earth Science community from the "regular" network profile. But whenever I go on Area 51, it says that I'm active in that community. Is there a workaround? Why does it not universally ...
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Hidden profiles are not hidden at all

I just tried out the relatively new ability to hide profiles on certain sites, and it turns out that it doesn't really hide anything at all since the hidden profile still has a link to my network ...