# What is the difference between a favorite question and a followed question?

If I favour a question, does that mean I'm following it? And vice versa? What's the difference?

• Favorite question has a specific meaning in SE software - see here for links to some basic information. I am not sure whether following a question has precisely defined meaning. Sep 7 '15 at 6:12

3. Search such questions in the future by using infavorites:mine search operator.