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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tht1FndmsFreak

Not sure if this matters...

I just noticed, that if I comment on someone's discussion, it doesn't automatically follow that discussion anymore. While this can be useful, I have several times posted on a conversation I wanted to follow, and then had to go back to follow it, because it didn't do that. Thoughts? Comments? Is this just me? AM I GOING CRAZY?!

September 27, 2017

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MasterZsword

That's odd; in all of my years on Duolingo discussions would never "follow automatically" if I commented on them, or if it was my own. I've always had to manually press the follow button in order to follow a discussion. Is that not normal? Is it supposed to automatically follow? It could be just me, though...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tht1FndmsFreak

That's not the way it has always worked for me. Maybe we are all part of a big A/B test, and have been for years.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Usagiboy7

I've been here 4 years this month and this is the first time I've seen people complain about Duolingo not auto-following discussions they've commented on. I've read people complaining they hate the auto-follow this whole time. O.O (Personally, I also prefer auto-follow. But, then again, I'm a moderator so it's important for me to follow a ton of discussions.)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Usagiboy7

Also, I just checked and once I commented here, my account auto-followed this discussion.

Currently, there are around 714 a/b tests running. I wonder if no auto-follow is among them. I didn't spot it in my account's data. I'll see if I can find anything out.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OldPalHappy

Weird. I don't like the auto-follow. Maybe it should be a setting or something.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tht1FndmsFreak

JUST HAPPENED AGAIN! I wasn't following my own discussion!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/smack_bro_17

it does the same thing for me.... TBH i wish it would just automatically let you follow it.... dont worry it makes me mad too


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/smack_bro_17

BTW where did the follow button go so you can follow someones account

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