I Will Follow You, Follow You - Until I hit the wrong button!

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors

We have been puzzled of late to see some of our favorite Active Rain members fall off our following list. It's difficult to notice until you see a comment with the follow button unpressed. Thinking it was an AR glitch (sorry), we didn't think much more about it, and vowed to hit the follow buttons when we noticed a problem. 

 

Recently though, while commenting on others posts with my cell phone, I realized what was happening. Since we often visit others posts from their comments on our post, we hit the profile. This screen pops up, and on a small screen it's pretty easy to inadvertantly hit the unfollow link instead of the blog link. 

Therefore if we've followed you, unfollowed you, and then followed you again, we're not messing with you. It's purely accidental. And hopefully, we'll get everybody back on our "following list" soon - where they belong. 

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ViewHomes™ grew out of our passion for nature, beautiful surroundings, and peaceful environments. Starting together in an urban environment, over the years we've gravitated towards areas with smaller populations and less density. We now enjoy our lifestyle in a rural environment, but with close proximity to metropolitan areas where we appreciate all the amenities of fine restaurants, shopping, and an easy drive to an international airport.
Living in ViewHomes™ is like having “elbowroom for the soul”.

314 NE Cedar Street
Camas, WA  98607

360-608-4900 

info@natureasneighbors.com
 

                                                                             

 

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Rainmaker
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Kat Palmiotti
Grand Lux Realty, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com - Monroe, NY
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Hmmm. I found that I wasn't following people I thought I was following, and figured it was just a glitch. Maybe it was a glitch of my own doing!

Dec 02, 2017 03:50 AM #26
Rainmaker
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Good point, Debb.  I've seen this sort of problem with some other sites as well when it comes to the way sites display on smaller mobile devices.

Dec 02, 2017 05:16 AM #27
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Dorie Dillard
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Good morning Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD ,

So glad to see this post featured..I had no clue. Now I know why some I've been Following are no my follow list! I'll watch it from now on.

Dec 02, 2017 06:00 AM #28
Rainmaker
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Yes to the buttons being placed well. I would use like more if it was convenient

Dec 02, 2017 06:12 AM #29
Rainmaker
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Patricia Feager
DFW FINE PROPERTIES - Southlake, TX
Selling Homes Changing Lives

Yes! I noticed it and was bothered by it too. I wasn't sure if it was an AR glitch or the person I was following didn't like me anymore.

Lesson learned - there's always a good reason. Never assume the worse until you get the facts. Whew!!! I'm so glad I learned this today. 

Dec 02, 2017 06:48 AM #30
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Hannah Williams
Re/Max Eastern inc. - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818

That als happens on an iPad Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD  no problem just please come back

Dec 02, 2017 08:27 AM #31
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Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

Hi Debb and Bernie -- yeah, that's probably happened to me too.  Another occupational hazard, huh?   Thsnk you for the heads-up.

Dec 02, 2017 08:30 AM #32
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Well I hope I am on your list yet,  I am with curtis, bigger phone should help.  Make it a great day!

 

 

Dec 02, 2017 09:28 AM #33
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Francine Viola
Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA - Olympia, WA
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That's too funny and it's so easy to do that accidentally!

Dec 02, 2017 10:19 AM #34
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Mary Douglas
United Country Ponderosa Realty, Red Feather Lakes, Colorado - Red Feather Lakes, CO
REALTOR, Red Feather Lakes, Colorado

Hi Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD - I can see how that could easily happen!  My fingers are prone to "hitting the wrong button" on my cell...so good thing to watch for on AR!

Dec 02, 2017 10:28 AM #35
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

Oh wow.  I generally don't comment from my phone, but I'll have to be careful for when I'm using my iPad.

Dec 02, 2017 12:13 PM #36
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Corey Martin
Martin Presence Group - Ruston, LA
Real Estate and Management Solutions

Oh, I know this woe. I am sorry that was happening to you, but I am glad you caught it! I hope you have a great day. :)

Dec 02, 2017 05:20 PM #37
Rainmaker
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Lisa Von Domek
Lisa Von Domek Team - Dallas, TX
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Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD   Those tiny links have caught us all at one time or another.  I've had to re-follow some Rainers myself after accidentally clicking the wrong link 

Dec 02, 2017 06:59 PM #38
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Chris Lima
Atlantic Shores Realty Expertise - Port St Lucie, FL
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Thanks for bringing this subject to our attention.  I have inadvertently hit the wrong button.  

Dec 03, 2017 05:16 AM #39
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Alan May
Coldwell Banker Residential - Evanston, IL
Helping you find your way home.

You know, I have noticed the occasional "unfollow" from my list... I just figured I'd said something that they didn't care for.

Maybe it's not me, after all?

Dec 03, 2017 07:06 AM #40
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Laura Filip RE/MAX UTOPIA | 903-271-4978
RE/MAX UTOPIA , Serving all of Texoma - Whitesboro, TX
Your locally owned RE/MAX OFFICE

Great post on following .... Topic of interest for sure. Have a blessed day. 

Dec 03, 2017 01:52 PM #41
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Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire Home Stager

I've hit the wrong button and Unfollowed people recently too. I quickly realized my mistake and refollowed. 

 

Dec 04, 2017 07:37 AM #42
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Anthony Kirlew
Fiscally Sound - Gilbert, AZ
Helping You Make Fiscally Sound Choices

Sadly those tech glitches can cause issues if we aren't careful. I have almost made some similar mistakes on my phone when using the Facebook app.

Dec 06, 2017 05:33 PM #43
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Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning Debb. I was glad to see this because it has happened to me too.

Dec 11, 2017 06:49 AM #44
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Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089
Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers - Haiku, HI
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It seems like a common problem and easy to do without noticing.  Fat fingers on small devices don't help.

Dec 11, 2017 10:07 PM #46
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