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Saturday, December 24, 2011

When did our Activity Feed become a Friend Feed and WHY? I noticed a change a while back, but thought that it was just a glitch that had happened when Spark was updating the site. By now I am coming to the realization that it isn't a glitch. I am not sure what it is, but it is very annoying.

I thought that by unchecking the "Show My Activity Feed on my SparkPage", that my activity ("Friend") feed would revert back to the status that anybody who cared to view it, could. I tried the theory out at work by going to my Spark page as a stranger and, lo and behold, my Feed is still labeled as "Private"!!

Now, I follow quite a few member's blogs, but don't necessarily "Friend" those people. I like to look at their feeds and comment on them (or at least "Like" them), but I don't automatically "Friend" everyone whose blog I subscribe to. I have no problem with those who do, I just prefer not to. Now it seems that I MUST "Friend" anybody whose feeds I want to follow...

My reaction will probably be to do less Sparking.


Now that I've vented, I want to wish everybody who happens by this blog a very Merry Christmas, and a wonderful year ahead.


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  • SWAZY33
    I also can't figure out the private friend feed things?
    Even ppl that are my friends...i still can't see their feed...there are a few that I can..I am going to spark mail them and ask what thtey did to show their feed!
    Have a great day!
    2849 days ago
    I also follow some members without friending everyone, and you are so right about this issue. End of vent.

    THANK YOU for your support; I really appreciate it. emoticon Happy Day After...
    2850 days ago
    Hmm, I seem to get everybody's feed, (on my start page, or points page) but I had to change what I say because I was seeing EVERYTHING everyone did or posted on anyone's page. But I still seem to have to figure this site out.
    2850 days ago
    Merry Christmas to you!

    Thanks for all the nice comments on my blog posts!

    2851 days ago
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