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Following people

You can follow people on GitHub Enterprise to receive notifications about their activity.

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When you follow people, you'll see their public activity in the activity view of your news feed. To follow someone, visit their profile page and click Follow under their profile image.

Follow user button

To stop following someone, visit their profile page and click Unfollow under their profile image.

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