A. Follow someone.
B. Send them a Fan Mail.
They then reply in the same way.
A. Un-follow them.
B. Re-follow them.
C. Send them a new Fan Mail.
They then do the same.
The two parties can keep going back and forth this way indefinitely.
Of course, if each individual does this back and forth, say 20 times; they have each racked up 20 un-follows.
I’m not saying this is necessarily a good idea or a bad idea.
For instance, do we get demerits for excessive un-follows?
Also, if everybody starts doing this; it will give the HP servers a real work out. Would they be fine with that?
It sounds like a lot of hassle, wouldn't it be easier just to email them?
I'm with Polly. Why not email them?
If they're happy to communicate with you, wouldn't they also be be happy to either email you or you email them via the contact option on the profile?
I can't see a way this would be useful.
Actually, the Fan Mail way is much quicker, easier, and more convenient; at first anyway... Once a trusting relationship has developed, then yep; email away!
I'm not sure how many people would actually do this though. Takes some thought - and the contact button is right there.
My hubpages email is different to my main email, anyway...
wooo What difficult methods to communicate when communication is made so easy by technology... Why complicate life so much...
Email is so easy... I am with Poly and Wrylilt on this one
Nah. I just broadcast anything I want to say in the forums.
I'm not sophisticated (or thick skinned!) enough to handle all that un-following
Using Fan Mail as a Private Communication System-
It's won't be private unless you DENY the fan mail.
Once you accept the fan mail, it's no longer private.
maybe its off topic but I have been following people should I have been sending them fan mail also ie saying hello nice hub?
ummmm, what's the point? I think I'm missing something here...
by CrystalSingleton7 years ago
Some people have over a thousand followers and have just recently joined say 4 months ago, seems skiddish. what gives.
by Sherri7 years ago
Might be a brain fart here, but I have a couple of fans I'd like to leave fan mail for...how do you find that option? TX in advance.
by Nspeel5 years ago
I am assuming this is a new feature added on just recently because I never remember it doing it before but anyways I have ended up with a lot of blank fan mail because the two are linked together someone wants to follow...
by Leona J Atkinson7 years ago
Why can't we reply to Fan Mail? I just had a Fan send me a message and I don't see anyway that I can reply to it. Is there a way? Thanks.
by Sabrina Yuquan Chen (陈玉泉)6 years ago
From time to time I may follow couple of hubbers, but may end up quit following small number of them, if I see they don't even care about my fan mails after many days(e.g, one was disapprove surprisingly, or leave it...
by Susan Reid5 years ago
When I get a notification that someone has posted new fan mail and I click on the link it goes to a list of my fan mail which appears to be in reverse chronological order.The new fan mail isn't even there! I have tried...
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