The Updates view lists recent activities that may interest you, including:
Updates made by your SharePoint colleagues: status updates, sharing interests, tagging, Note Board posts, tagging with my interests, rating, job title change, manager change, new blog post, new membership, birthday alerts, workplace anniversaries, new colleagues, and profile updates.
Tap on a user image to open this user’s Profile Info. Notes:
When the social server is SharePoint 2013 or later, only status updates are shown for people you follow.
When the social server is SharePoint 2010, you can configure the types of activities for which you want to receive alerts in the Updates view using the SharePoint web interface, under My Profile > Edit My Profile (scroll down to Activities I am following).
When the social server is SharePoint 2007, you only receive document/list updates.
Changes in SharePoint libraries/lists that you follow: new documents/items created or updated.
Tapping a document/item's name opens its Document Info, or List Item Info. Tapping a document/item's location opens that location in the Browse view.
Tap the picture or name of the person to show the Profile Info page of the person. Then tap the Updates tab to view all updates made by this person (including all Yammer conversations in which this person has participated), and the SharePoint documents/lists they changed.
Note: You are only notified about document/item changes in the SharePoint libraries and lists that you follow.
From the Profile Info panel, you can view the profile details for any of the people listed in the Updates view.
Tap the Close icon () at any time to close the Profile Info panel (and any subsequent pages you may have opened).
To remove a library or a folder from the updates list:
To remove a SharePoint library or folder from the updates list, Edit a favorite location and slide Follow Location to Off.
How often does the Updates view update?
By default, the Updates view refreshes every hour. To change the interval between retrieving the activities updates from the SharePoint server:
Tap the Views menu () > Settings () > Updates.
Tap Interval and select another interval from the picker.
Is following libraries & folders recursive?
Depends on your settings. When you choose to follow a library or a folder, slide Include Subfolders to On to follow subfolders as well. Edit a favorite location to change the recursive setting.
To view a SharePoint site's Newsfeed:
The Site Feed feature must be activated on the site, in order to view it in harmon.ie.
Browse to the SharePoint site. Newsfeed appears below the SharePoint libraries.