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Can I tell (or am I notified) if a user follows my profile on Atlassian Answers?

Umair Haroon May 04, 2014

How can I tell (or am I notified?) if a user follows my profile on Atlassian Answers?

How can I look at the list of my followers here?

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Gustavo Refosco May 05, 2014

Hi,

Indeed you are right, currently it is only possible to see who I am following, but I can't see who is following me (sorry for my mistake, I tried testing it by Unfollowing someone I knew that was also following me, and the person was still on the list, but it happens I forgot to click on "Update").

I've created two tickets in Atlassian's development issue tracker for each one of your requests:

Regarding seeing who is following me: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/ANSWERS-1322

Regarding notifying when someone starts following me: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/ANSWERS-1323

Feel free adding any comments to the issues above as well as voting on the issues to create their popularity and likelihood of being implemented in a future release.

For more information on how Atlassian implements new features and improvements please see the following document:

http://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DEV/Implementation+of+New+Features+Policy

Umair Haroon May 05, 2014

Ok. Btw any idea how long Atlassian will take to implement this?

Gustavo Refosco May 05, 2014

Hi Umair,

This depends on a variety of factors, as described at https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DEV/Implementation+of+New+Features+Policybut there is not an ETA for this.

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Gustavo Refosco May 04, 2014

Hi,

You can check who you are following and who are following you by clicking in your photo icon at the top bar of Atlassian Answers and going to Settings > Following. Also at Settings > Notification Settings you can manage the notifications you want to receive, however it seems there is no option to receive a notification when someone starts following you.

Please feel free to raise an improvement request referring to this at our development issue tracker at https://jira.atlassian.comor let me know if you would like me to do it.

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Umair Haroon May 05, 2014

Hi @Gustavao

The Settings > Following section only mentions this:

When someone you follow posts an answer, question, or comment, we'll send you an email notification.

You are not following any other users.

So there is no mention on anyone following us. Are you sure when people are following us it comes up here as well???

Yes go ahead with adding the notification option when some one follows. It would be an improvement.

Regards,

Sushi

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Umair Haroon May 05, 2014

I believe you are incorrect.

Some one just told me he followed me (I have coordinated this with him) however the Settings > Following section does not tell me I have a new follower.

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