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Remove the Followers

How can we remove the followers ?

June 6, 2013



I don't want to remove followers, just limit what they can see on my profile.


There should be a way to remove followers. Some people don't like strangers to be able to see their conversations with other. I think if you post directly to someone only they should be to see it.


Now, everyone can see anything you post to anyone by just going to your stream. There are no private messages yet, so if you write something too personal to anyone, be aware it can be read by others even if they don't follow you.


Now following =D


Can I get the people who are following me to delete me from their friends list for good


I accidently added a stranger! I need to remove him/her!!!!


Click on the follower's icon in your "Leaderboard", then on the follower's page there will be a small dimmed "gear" icon. Click on it to block the followers.


I DON'T want to be followed except by people I approve, it is so creepy to find strangers following you all the time, I have recently spent some time going through and blocking people - I don't want to offend them by blocking them but there appears to be no other way of doing it at the moment. Please give us better privacy Duolingo!


The other comments on this page are all very old. Back then, everyone had an "activity page" where we could communicate directly with our followers (and vice-versa). That feature was removed two years ago, so the "follow" button is just a token of appreciation since none of your "followers" can see what you are doing nor discuss directly with you.


You can't remove the followers because they are people who follow you. They don't need your permission to follow you and they don't see anything that isn't public anyway, so you should not worry about them.


Yes I know they are people who are following me! And I am not worried about them. But I think it is good if we have this option to keep who we want and remove who we want. Thank you olimo .

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