You can see people who are online on the "Online” page within the "Who's Around” section accessible from the ''People'' menu on the main toolbar at the top of the WAYN page. Your friends online will be shown in your Chat contacts list. On the "My Selection” and "Who Selected Me” pages within the "Meet People” section, you can select ''Online Now'' within the ''Select Criteria'' box on your right.
Make new friends by searching for people in a country/town you have links with, using "Make Friends" and "Meet People" sections or simply chatting to who's online with WAYN Chat! You can also find out who shares your favourite activities and maybe even meet to practice them together.
To add a new friend to WAYN hover over ''People'' on the main toolbar at the top of the page and select "Make Friends" from the list which will appear below. Then choose "Find Friends". When the page opens, you will be able to upload your contacts from the address book. All added friends will receive invitation to join WAYN.
If you wish to send a friend request to a WAYN member, you may do so by clicking "Add Friend" while visiting their profile page.
To delete a contact, hover over ''People'' on the main toolbar at the top of the WAYN page and select "My Friends" from the list which will appear below. Then choose a person(s) by ticking the little box next to their name(s), hover over "More Options" and click on "Delete'' within the dropdown list.
You can import friends and contacts from a variety of different email providers through the "Find Friends" process, available after clicking on "People" - “Make Friends” on the main toolbar at the top of the WAYN page.
An invitation will be sent to each of the contacts you select.
Each time you enter a contact manually, or by using the Import facilities (an email address for each contact will be required), an invitation email will be automatically sent from WAYN, informing your contact(s) that you wish to get in touch with them.
You can update all your contacts to not receive any further invitations. In order to do so you will need to go to the "My Privacy" section and select "No" for "Send invite reminders" option.
The icons next to each contact allow you to interact with the specific contact (add them to the list of people you like, send message, send a gift or an eCard; if you want you can send them a Hello message as well) and view content from their page (such as their profile, friends, photos, trips, destinations, likes, activities, things in common). While viewing your Friends List, you have another icon giving you option to remove contact.
To send a message to many friends at once or to all, you must choose them on the "Friends list" page by clicking on the contacts (or using the "Select all" option). Then simply click on "New Message" at the top of the page.
To edit a Buddy List, please go to ''People'' - "My Friends" on the main toolbar at the top of the page, then select "Friends List". When the page opens, hover over "More options", select "Manage Buddy Lists" and choose the list you wish to edit. In order to change its name, click "Rename list". If you wish to add buddies, select people to be added from the friends list on your left. In order to remove someone from the Buddy List, simply click on person's name within the list.
Go to ''People'' on the main toolbar at the top of the page and select "My Friends" from the list which will appear below. Then choose "Friends List" to see your current contacts. If you don't have any showing yet then you can import friends from other address books.
You can invite to join friends who are not members of WAYN - simply go to ''People'' - "My Friends" section and select "Find Friends". When the page opens, you will be able to upload your contacts from the address book.
All added/uploaded contacts will receive an invitation to join WAYN.
If you have connected with your friends on WAYN, then if their birthday is coming up, you will receive a notification to remind you! You can also find an information about upcoming birthdays by going to "Friends List" (available through ''People'' – ''Make Friends'' at the top of the WAYN page) and selecting the relevant option within "More options" menu.
Buddy Lists are a way of organizing your sets of friends so that you can send messages to people more efficiently through WAYN. You can create as many Buddy Lists as you wish! To organize your friends into Buddy Lists go to "People'' on the main toolbar at the top of the WAYN page and select ''My Friends". When the page opens hover over "More Options" and select "Manage Buddy Lists". You will be able to create a new Buddy List there by clicking on "Add New" link. When you type the new list's name, confirm by pressing "Enter" from your keyboard. To remove Buddy List, simply choose the Buddy List you wish to remove and click "Delete".
There are several ways of blocking a WAYN member from contacting you, viewing your profile and adding comments to it:
1) "Block sender" button in email box
You can use the "Block sender" option in the email box. The "Block Sender" button will appear at the top of the opened message. This action will remove all messages from the blocked member, and add him/her to your blocked list. If this member is also a contact, then he/she will be removed from your contact list and you from his/hers.
2) Friend block
If you wish to block a contact who is in your Friends list, simply hover over the "Interact" icon next to his/her name and select "Block Member" from the drop-down list which will appear. Please note, in order for this option to be available you need to ensure that your view option is set to "List", not "Thumbnails".
3) Member block
You can block member before he/she contacts you. This option is available on the "Who's Around" page and in the Search results list. Simply choose the "Block Member" option from the "Interact" menu.
To unblock someone you have previously blocked you must go to "People" - "My Friends" section. Then open the "Friends List", hover over "More Options" in the top box and select the "Block List". Select "Unblock" for each contact you wish to reinstate.
You can switch between the "Thumbnails" and "List" view of your contacts list. An option to do so is available at the top of the"Friends List" page.
Please note, the interaction icon may not be available as long as you are using the "Thumbnails" view.