Use your personal News Feed to keep up with recent activity on repositories you watch as well as recent activity by people you follow, or use an organization's News Feed to keep up with recent activity on repositories owned by that organization.

Personal News Feed

Your personal News Feed shows activity (other than your own) on repositories you watch. Specifically, it will tell you when someone else:

  • opens or closes an issue
  • opens, merges, or closes a pull request
  • creates or deletes a branch
  • comments on an issue, pull request, or commit
  • pushes new commits to GitHub

Your personal News Feed also shows activity by people you follow. Specifically, it will tell you when someone you follow:

  • stars a repository
  • follows someone else
  • creates a public repository
  • converts a private repository into a public repository
  • is added as a collaborator to a public repository owned by a user account
  • owns a public repository that has just been forked

To access your News Feed:

  1. Sign in to your personal GitHub account.
  2. Open your personal dashboard.

To subscribe to your personal News Feed in your favorite Atom feed reader, click Subscribe to your news feed under your news feed.

Subscribe to news feed button

Organization News Feed

An organization's News Feed shows activity (other than your own) on repositories owned by that organization. Specifically, it will tell you when someone else:

  • opens or closes an issue
  • opens, merges, or closes a pull request
  • creates or deletes a branch
  • comments on an issue, pull request, or commit
  • pushes new commits to GitHub

To access an organization's News Feed:

  1. Sign in to your personal GitHub account.
  2. Open your personal dashboard.
  3. Click the account context switcher in the upper-left corner of the page. Context switcher button
  4. Select an organization from the drop-down menu. Context switcher menu

To subscribe to an organization's News Feed in your favorite Atom feed reader, click Subscribe to the organization news feed under the organization's news feed.

Subscribe to News Feed button