How to Create a New Activity Stream... and Why

Document created by michaelt on Feb 11, 2015
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Let's say you want to follow a particular group of individuals and see their posts in the community, but you don't really want to be emailed every time they post. Or, maybe you do want to be emailed. Or, you just want to separate the people in one geographical region from another that you follow... This is a two step process.

1. Create an Activity Stream.

2. Browse for people in the location you want or with some other profile characteristic, and then add those people to the created Activity Stream. (How to Use the Filter Function when Browsing for People)


How to create a custom Activity Stream:

  1. Navigate to your avatar and click it in the header:

  2. In the Inbox and Activity section of the site, click New Stream on the left side of the window.
  3. Type the name of your new stream:
  4. When you follow something or someone, the new stream is offered as one of the selections: