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Follow

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Description

Following define an asymmetric relationship between a subscriber and an activity producer.

For the official specification see: http://martin.atkins.me.uk/specs/activitystreams/activityschema#follow 

Objects

A "followee" (or activity producer) may be a person, but may also be a social object, like a photo, a webpage, or anything else that emits a stream of updates or activities.

URI

http://activitystrea.ms/schema/1.0/follow 

Examples

  • Chris follows Brynn.
  • Evan Williams followed a question 
    • Quora - Evan Williams

Notes

Friendfeed uses the "subscribe" verb in place of follow.

Negative activity is unfollow.

Implementations

There are several well-known implementations, including:

  • Cliqset 
  • Google Buzz (docs)
  • Quora
  • Tumblr 
  • Twitter (docs)
  • Vimeo 

Maintainers

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