"Your account is not publicly visible yet"

jackspider jackspider
Created: 5 years and 5 months ago
if i see the above, what does it mean? is there a distintion between forum members and others? thanks, jack

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it means nobody with a duck duck go account can see your online profile on duck duck go
posted by whardo 5 years and 5 months ago Link
At the moment if you log out, you'll see that you posted as <anonymous>. If you make your account visible, then it'll allow other forum users to see your account name. :)
posted by sdougbrown 5 years and 5 months ago Link
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posted by <hidden> • 5 years and 5 months ago
It's been said but I typed all this out in the time it took others to reply :)

In your account settings, there's an option to make your profile public. If you remain private, your posts show up as, "<anonymous>" to people who aren't signed into the platform ( [http://i.imgur.com/zGuGZHc.pngLooks like this] ) and your user page isn't accessible to anyone (even those who are signed in). Here's Getty's profile (I need to update mine)
posted by zac Staff5 years and 5 months ago Link
thanks. i get worried about these things ever since i found my username [on a social web site], age etc were visible on the open internet even after i had closed my account [in disgust]. jack
posted by jackspider 5 years and 5 months ago Link