It's easy to follow the postings of your new forum friends. Just click on their avatar or name to pull up their profile. And then just click the "Follow" button. Can't be any easier than that!
Just a quick reminder, if you want to change your profile or notification settings, you can access it by clicking on your profile icon. Here's a screenshot showing where you can find it. Of course, this screenshot shows my avatar picture, yours will be different! By clicking on your profile avatar, you can access your profile or settings. To change your notification settings, choose "Settings."