Follow someone

Follow a person to keep current with their activities and status updates. For example, if you want to see what someone in your organization is blogging about, follow them to view their updates.

About this task

You can see who you are following by selecting My Network > Following. You can see who is following you by selecting My Network > Followers. You cannot remove people from the Followers list, and cannot block prospective followers.

You do not need to add a person to your network to follow them.

Following does not require the approval of the person that you want to follow.


To follow a person, complete the following steps.

  1. Open the profile page of the person you want to follow. For example, click the Directory tab in Profiles and enter the name of the person.
  2. Click Follow.
    Note: The option to follow a person is also available when you invite that person to join your network.

What to do next

You can set your email preferences so that you receive regular notifications about the people that you are following. For more information, see Setting email notification preferences. You can also check the updates for the people that you are following from the home page by the All Updates tab. For more information, see Using the Updates tab.

To stop following a person, open their profile page and click Stop following.

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