[buddypress-trac] [BuddyPress] #3384: Public Message from other profiles goes back to mine.

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#3384: Public Message from other profiles goes back to mine.
 Reporter:  DennisSmolek  |       Owner:
     Type:  defect        |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal        |   Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  UX/UI         |     Version:  1.3
 Severity:  normal        |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  ux-feedback   |

Comment (by r-a-y):

 Replying to [comment:6 InterMike]:
 > An @mention for groups wouldn't be a good idea, I don't think - it'd
 plague the site full of misspelled @mentions for groups, and make you look
 up what the @mention was for every group, and it would take more focus off
 of visiting the group, where all group activities and actions should taken

 FWIW, Identi.ca is experimenting with @mentions for groups.

 Replying to [comment:8 DennisSmolek]:
 > Actually, Twitter doesnt redirect either.

 Old Twitter '''does''' redirect back to the homepage to @mention someone;
 I guess the Twitter UI team improved on this by offering the lightbox to
 @mention someone now.


 My two cents is when you @mention someone, you shouldn't be redirected to
 your profile, but rather the activity directory (similar to old Twitter).
 This is something I've done in the past and is doable with the filters
 offered by BP.

 Either way, this is definitely a future release enhancement and any
 capable developer can probably implement these features in their theme or

Ticket URL: <https://buddypress.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/3384#comment:9>
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