101 votes

The Follow Questions and Answers feature is now live across the Network

feature-request status-completed: Whether or not the popup is dismissed is saved on the local site account for performance reasons. Saving it on the network account provides an unacceptable ...
Erik A's user avatar
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83 votes

The Follow Questions and Answers feature is now live across the Network

feature-request status-completed: The "follow" button is now located after "share" and "edit". Could you move this button to the right? We are used to the share button on the left, and the "...
Suvitruf - Andrei Apanasik's user avatar
46 votes

Upcoming Feature: Follow Questions

Few comments on Follow feature from curator perspective. All data about followers should be kept private. Following poor posts that need further attention will be common use case. Experience tells ...
Resistance Is Futile's user avatar
42 votes

The Follow Questions and Answers feature is now live across the Network

bug status-completed Can we not get follow notifications for comments which reply to us (as that reply already creates it's own notification)? At the moment if I comment on a question and then ...
Someone_Evil's user avatar
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38 votes

The Follow Questions and Answers feature is now live across the Network

feature-request The search operators should be updated: Add operators for following. Maybe following:y/following:n status-declined Add inbookmarks:mine as a synonym for infavorites:mine status-...
Laurel's user avatar
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33 votes

What's the difference between "bookmarking" and "following" a post?

Bookmarking Only works on questions, not on answers Is publicly visible (including in SEDE) Generates badges: Favorite Question and Stellar Question A list of your bookmarked questions across the ...
27 votes

The Follow Questions and Answers feature is now live across the Network

feature-request status-declined When one follows a post, change the following wording to unfollow, to better convey that this is a toggle button, and keep the logic consistent with a verb/verb pair ...
Jenayah's user avatar
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26 votes

The Follow Questions and Answers feature is now live across the Network

bug status-completed Strange behavior when trying to follow deleted answer. Follow deleted message. Text changed to following. And it's not clickable anymore. After refreshing the page the text ...
Suvitruf - Andrei Apanasik's user avatar
23 votes

The Follow Questions and Answers feature is now live across the Network

bug status-completed There is a popup and a tooltip on the following button and together they read kind of strange: the popup says "follow this answer to receive notifications"... But if it's in ...
Jenayah's user avatar
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22 votes

Upcoming Feature: Follow Questions

Will the new "Bookmarks" (now "Favorite") feature have a "set private" option so only I (and maybe moderators) can see my favorite list??
iBug says Reinstate Monica's user avatar
16 votes

The Follow Questions and Answers feature is now live across the Network

bugmoderator-tools status-completed Members still receive notifications, even though the post was deleted and it can't be seen 'cause of low reputation. Follow the post. Author deletes the post. ...
Suvitruf - Andrei Apanasik's user avatar
15 votes
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No notifications for followed posts

Apologies, a bad "fix" made its way out to production that itself caused another issue... And the tests passed because they had a bug that made it impossible to reproduce that issue because ...
Dean Ward's user avatar
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14 votes

The Follow Questions and Answers feature is now live across the Network

discussion status-completed Inconsistent use of English contractions: You are no longer following this question You’re following this question
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
14 votes

The Follow Questions and Answers feature is now live across the Network

feature-request global-inbox status-completed The links are now working (see below), but IMHO the 'followed question – answer' takes up too much vertical space, and there's a lot of unused whitespace ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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14 votes

How do I unfollow my own question?

You can't unfollow your own questions. After all if you're not interested in their answers or responding to comments asking you to clarify the question, why did you ask it in the first place? Once a ...
Robert Longson's user avatar
13 votes
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Implicitly start following by downvote

I'd take this as an extension of the consensus that the SE network doesn't force you to explain downvotes. Today, if you encounter a poor question, you can downvote it and move on. To align with this ...
Mureinik's user avatar
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12 votes

The Follow Questions and Answers feature is now live across the Network

feature-request status-deferred Have the follow link as a icon button to the left of the post (Question & Answer) Similar to Timeline and the Favorites (soon to be Bookmark) It would keep the ...
Nkosi's user avatar
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12 votes
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Expand LQ review comment for "me too" non-answers with advice about "follow post" feature

This string has been updated with details about the Follow feature. Thanks for the suggestion! The fix will be merged in today or tomorrow.
kristinalustig's user avatar
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11 votes

Upcoming Feature: Follow Questions

If a user follows a question, they will receive inbox messages related to any event for which the post owner would have received notifications: ... New comments on the question that are not @pinged ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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11 votes
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Cannot unfollow locked post from Following tab

This was fixed at the end of last week. You should be able to follow or unfollow locked posts both from the post itself and from your user profile. Thanks for the report!
Adam Lear's user avatar
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10 votes
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How do I unfollow a deleted question?

Turned out that the "follow" link showing up on deleted answers was an accident, but... let's call it a happy accident because now we're also showing it on deleted questions. :) Going ...
Adam Lear's user avatar
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10 votes
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Unable to follow while in Review Queue

This seems to work now after today's update to the post menu: (this answer previously contained a userscript to fix this bug)
Glorfindel's user avatar
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10 votes
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Can't unfollow deleted post

A user’s Activity > Following tab will now display posts that the user followed which were subsequently deleted (deleted status shown through row background color and a text label). Note: deleted ...
Yaakov Ellis's user avatar
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10 votes

How can I unfollow all answers to a question at once?

If you’re asking how to unfollow all answers of a specific question at once, there’s no built-in way to do this, currently. However, it is still theoretically possible, using this dirty hack: No ...
Sebastian Simon's user avatar
10 votes

Add the ability to automatically follow a question on which I've added an answer or comment

I would love to have such an option! I also forget to follow posts I commented/answered, but I would like to follow them because: if I answer a post, I would like to get notified if other answers get ...
samcarter_is_at_topanswers.xyz's user avatar
10 votes
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Can a moderator suppress notifications being sent to "followers" when an edit is made?

"Trivial" edits, those that are under 6 characters (2 if it's code), don't notify the OP when done by another user. Similarly, followers don't get notifications for others' trivial edits ...
Laurel's user avatar
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9 votes
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Notifications inbox was pinged a second time when a comment on a followed post was edited

(I'm a diamond moderator on the site where that happened which how I can see these what happened) There's actually two different comments. The comment was posted, edited, and then deleted, and ...
Someone_Evil's user avatar
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9 votes

Automatic following of answers to your question

The below answer was originally written in response to this first revision that provided no reason to implement this whatsoever. There has since been a reason added. In response to that, I have to add ...
Tinkeringbell's user avatar
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8 votes

The Follow Questions and Answers feature is now live across the Network

feature-request status-deferred Please standardise the use of pop-ups. This is a view of the "default" pop-up: This is a view of the follow pop-up:
Werner's user avatar
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7 votes

The Follow Questions and Answers feature is now live across the Network

bug status-completed The follow tooltip is displayed under very specific conditions, which are not "user natural". Steps to reproduce (Windows 10, Firefox 74.0): Pick a post you have never,...
Jenayah's user avatar
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