How do I manage my friends (following) and followers?

How to view your Friends (following) and Followers

1. Login to
2. Click on your name in the top right corner, then "Profile"
4. Your Friends (following) and Followers will appear beneath your Profile avatar


Clicking on Friends (Following) will allow you to see users that you have followed. 

Clicking on Followers will allow you to see users that are following you.

How to add users to Friends

1. Log in to 500px.
2. Go to the profile page of a user whom you wish to add to friends.
3. Click on the blue Follow button located below the user’s name.


4. You are now friends with this user.

Pro-tip: To remove a Friend, just go back to their Profile and click this button again. 

Want to find friends from other social networks? 

Things are often more fun with friends. Now you can find yours with the Friend Finder feature on 500px. To use the finder, just click Find Friends to login and authorize a contact search on Facebook, Twitter, or Flickr. Fellow photographers on these networks who have 500px accounts will appear below each respective service, and you can choose to follow their work on 500px. 

How to remove users from Friends:

1. Log in to 500px.
2. Go to the profile page of a user whom you are following. Their profile page link will look like this:
3. Click on the green Following button located below the user’s name.



Can I block a follower?

You can not block a member from following you. If you experience harassment, copyright infringement or any other violation of our terms of service, please report it here and the member will be investigated by our Moderators accordingly. 

Having trouble following friends?

If you could follow friends in the past but now can’t this means that you’ve reached your daily limit, or total limit. Try waiting 24 hours to follow more people. Each member may follow 4000 photographers total.

Have more questions? Ask us!