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Find and connect with people on Currents

You can find and follow people on Currents using your own connections. Suggestions could be generated by:

  • Your mutual connections with people on products such as Gmail
  • Interactions you’ve had with others on other products
  • The connected accounts you've linked to your Google Account
  • Friends on external sites, when those friends have connected their accounts to their Currents profile

Find, view, or follow someone

You can find and see someone's posts in your home stream by following them.

  1. On your computer, open Currents.
  2. On the left, click People People and then Find people.
  3. Open the profile of the person you want to follow. You can also search for their name, or click their photo next to a comment or post they've made.
  4. Click Follow.

Unfollow someone

  1. On your computer, open Currents.
  2. Open the profile of the person you want to unfollow. You can search for their name, or click their photo next to one of their comments or posts.
  3. Click Following (or the name of the circle they’re in).
  4. Uncheck the "Following" box.
  5. Click Done.

Comment on a post

You can comment on your own posts or posts that other people share. You can enter text, insert images, or place a link into your comments. Links show up with previews.

Add a comment to a post

  1. Open Currents.
  2. Click the post you want to comment on.
  3. Click Add a comment.
  4. Add your comment:
    • To insert an image: Click Add photos Take photo.
    • To insert a link: Click Add link Link. When you add a link, a preview will appear, if available.
    • To insert a link with a preview: Click the thumbnail you want to display with the link.
  5. Click Post.

Like a post

You can like a post by clicking like  next to the add a comment field.


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