When the line blurs between your social media connections and real life family and friends, it can be hard. Deciding whether or not to follow someone back on Twitter is not the same type of decision as whether or not to accept a Facebook Friend request. Granting someone you’ve never met access to a more personal “you” is not something many Facebook users are very comfortable with.
Enter: Facebook’s Subscribe button.
Allowing for subscribers to your personal profile might be the perfect “in between” solution. Offering the option for your social media “friends” to subscribe to your public updates allows them to follow you on Facebook withoutÂ granting them the same access as your best friend, spouse or college roommate.
This week’s recommended reading:
- How to allow Subscriptions
- Where to find theÂ Subscribe button code
- Facebook’s own Subscribe FAQ
- 9 best practices for your public timeline once you’ve allowed for subscribers
Have you allowed for Facebook subscribers? Do you subscribe to others’ public feeds?