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Following - The Limitations

As the Following product matures, and many blogs gain significantly large quantities of Followers, we occasionally see the anxious query
My blogs now has nn Followers, but I can only see 18 pictures. What happened to the others?


More and more bloggers are discovering an odd limitation of the Followers gadget - it shows a maximum of 18 Followers. As your blog gains a new Follower, you lose the icon of the oldest Follower, previously displayed, from the display.

Obviously, the more popular blogs don't want to show all Followers - some blogs would have their entire sidebar reduced to one big cloud of icons, were that so. It would be nice, though, if we could select the number of icons which we wish to display.

A second limitation to Following is that we can only Follow up to 300 blogs, at any time. This is simply a Following limitation, that prevents our advertising ourselves on more than 300 blogs - which I cannot see as a bad idea, since Following should involve some activity by you. You can subscribe to as many blogs (and / or web sites) as you wish - there is no limit on subscriptions.

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