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Profile Question?
froggiepatrol - 9/20/2007 2:42 PM
Category: General
Replies: 4

In light of specific individuals wanting there on-line status hidden. How does everyone feel about making one`s profile as a accept/decline option? So that before someone can view all of your profile they actually have to send a request to that individual asking for acceptance? Just wondering.......................
okmister1 - 9/20/2007 11:50 PM
I`ve never been able to understand hiding your profile on a networking site. At least not for most people. It kind of defeats the purpose doesn`t it? I can understand people like teachers and cops going private on a major site like myspace though. What I`d like to see is an approval for people to add you to their friends list.
jreitz1 - 9/21/2007 6:37 AM
I`m with Mike on this one. If you don`t want others to see info about you, then why do you take the time to create a profile in the first place? You could just be a stalker and not sign in, then no one would know you were here, but then you also couldn`t post, which would give you away anyhow. I also agree that it would be nice to be able to approve a buddy to add you on their list. As it is now, someone could just add everyone they wanted to, and work their way right up the popular list. LOL
Greg - 9/21/2007 9:06 AM
Privacy concerns are important to me so I love hearing these comments/suggestions. I am going to create a way to auto-approve or manually approve buddy requests...maybe even today if I have time. Regarding not showing the profile until you are granted access, unless I get more demand for that one, I`m going to keep it like it is for now. You can set your profile to private, which means only limited information is shown to non-members, but your whole profile is viewable by members to the site that are logged into the member`s area.

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Greg - 9/21/2007 2:35 PM
I just completed the feature to auto approve or manually approve new buddy requests. Please report any errors to me. Thanks, Greg