Use the Things in Common widget to find out what you have in common with a person. The widget displays when you are viewing other people's profiles.
Before you begin
You must be logged in to see content in the Things in Common widget. The widget only displays the public content that a user has in common with another user.
About this task
When you are viewing another person's profile, the Things in Common widget lists the things that you have in common with that person. The widget displays a list of public content from IBM
® Connections organized according to application. For example, the widget might display a list of the public communities that you and the profile owner both belong to or a list of the tags that you have both used. You can use this information to help you decide if you want to follow that person or add them to your network.
Parent topic: Getting to know other people
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- Use the Things in Common widget in the following ways.
- Expand the application twisties to display content from a particular application.
For example, this content might include communities, discussions (forum threads), blogs, activities, files, bookmarks, tags, or wikis that you and the profile owner have in common.
- When a content listing interests you, click the title to open it and take a closer look.