https://www.duolingo.com/Quazar

Is there a way to stop someone from following you?

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I don't mean to block someone per se, but if you just want to clean up your followers. Maybe some are no longer active users or you just have too many. Is there a way to do this?

5 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Lenkvist
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No, there isn't.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Quazar
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Shouldn't there be though?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lenkvist
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Users are free to follow whoever they want as they might draw inspiration from other people. Users who make offensive comments can be reported to staff, but I don't think that that's your problem.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/olimo
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Besides, one can write comments without following the person, so offensive comments have nothing to do with followers.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Quazar
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Oh no its not a problem, i was just curious.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Vrexu

Still, I can imagine someone's lover being upset on that person because he/she studies at 2am instead of sleeping.

PS: Not that I'd be a supporter of "people unfollowing"

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/olimo
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You can see it without following the person just by going directly to their stream.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HonzaZidek
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There is NOTHING WRONG on feeling uncomfortable if you are followed by someone you do not know. Duolingo is not facebook! I have come here to learn languages, not to collect imaginary "friends". I have just recently started being followed by an unknown guy and I found that he started following a lot of people just with the same first name. This is creepy! I am so happy that there is a Block feature in Duolingo - see https://www.duolingo.com/comment/2373089

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/militzazik

I want to prevent someone from following me!!!! How do I do this!!! Duolingo you need this feature!!!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HonzaZidek
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2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ziggKogg
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Or at least select whose stream updates show up in your stream; minimize stream spam.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/christian
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You will only see updates from your followers if you follow them back.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/glossypopstar

yeah just think that the person whom u are iretated with is not following u and if he or she is sending messages dont answer

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Verena-B

This is a HUUUUUGGGGGE problem for me that I can't block people from following me (and my kids). I have children using this and we CAN NOT use this if we can't block people from following us.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HonzaZidek
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There is a Block Feature - see https://www.duolingo.com/comment/2373089. I tested it and it works.

2 years ago
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