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kleinbl00  ·  1281 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: PSA: Welcome to Hubski, Redditors.

1) You are following #newtohubski by default. I forgot about that. You're right. That's default content. Oopsie. You can unfollow it and it will likely go away.

2) I think you're following badged content by default, too.

In my defense, these are new changes. Apologies for the confusion.




usuallymatt  ·  1281 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Aha ok, That makes sense. Thanks for clearing it up. Here, have some gold....oh, right.

kleinbl00  ·  1281 days ago  ·  link  ·  

You'll get there.

FYI - badges predate gilding by several months.

usuallymatt  ·  1281 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Hah. Ok. I'm just kidding. I like what I see so far. Over the past couple years I've tried to trim my subreddits because the atmosphere in a lot of them was a little off. Hubski looks like everything I wish Reddit was so I'll be sticking around. Right now I see it's running slowly so I'm hoping the team at hubski are able to improve that.

kleinbl00  ·  1281 days ago  ·  link  ·  

90% of the people clicking around right now will be gone in two days. Of those that stick around, 50% will be gone in a week.

user-inactivated  ·  1281 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Is that accurate or approximation?

kleinbl00  ·  1281 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Zoltar I ain't. Historically, however, our traffic waves generally recede and leave us a handful of new members and a few seashells.

user-inactivated  ·  1281 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Makes sense.

thenewgreen  ·  1281 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Nearly badged this, btw. Nothing gets my goat more than people thinking we cribbed badges.... well, maybe those that think syncretic created Hubski.

mk  ·  1281 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Actually, everyone only follows badges by default, which was a recent change. You can toggle that to 'off' in your settings.

That, and the welcome post should be stickied when you join.

Welcome aboard.

usuallymatt  ·  1281 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Ok, I still don't get it. If I click feed I see stuf I'm following but also stuff that's tagged, e.g., #uspolitics · #feelthebern · #sillyseason There's a post titled "Dear America, get your head out of your ass about Bernie Sanders" in the feed right now with those tags. I'm looking to just see my followed tags. I don't follow any of those. Come to thin of it I'm not following #newtohubski either. Are those Badged posts?

Is there a way to select my followed tags anywhere? I don't see a way to go to those easily.

kleinbl00  ·  1281 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Hmmm.

So if you click this you'll see the content I see on Hubski. It should be different than what you see [(which is this)](https://hubski.com/feed?id=usuallymatt).

I can click on this and see your profile. from that, I can tell by clicking on "followed tags = 12" (under stats) that you're following #minecraft, #linux, #google, #android, #news, #internet, #humor, #askhubski, #technology, #movies, #philosophy and #comics.

I'm guessing that you're following badged content (it's a default choice, you can change it) by the fact that you see the bernie Sanders post. It was badged, as was one of its comments.

All the places you see #newtohubski you see that they have also been tagged #askhubski, which you are following.

Make sense?

nuance  ·  1281 days ago  ·  link  ·  

How do I unfollow badged content? I've tried everything I can think of but can't find anything that'll unfollow it.

Also, from what I can gather, the wheel in comments is a vote and on posts is a share. Is that correct?

snarfy  ·  1281 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I figured it out. 1. Click on your username. 2. click on settings. 3. toggle the "follow badged content" to off.

voila!

usuallymatt  ·  1281 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yeah i think I get it now. Thanks.