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dpeka
Shkhara
Status: Gathering Kudos

I got this from an archived idea. This should be 100% a setting - I dont need to publish my segment goals for the world to see. Sharing a goal, whether to specific contacts or everyone should be a user-setting.  Here is the idea in brief:

 

The goal feature may get more use if you can set goals privately and not just publicly.

I just set up my first goal however I deleted it immediately upon finding it public in the feed. I like the idea of setting goals on Strava but I am reluctant to set up goals if others can view them. My preference would be to only allow myself to view the goal.

Similar to having personal goals outside of Strava, you have the option to share your personal goals with others if you wish to.

Personally, I feel new and incomplete goals have no place in the activity feed.

Instead, in addition to publishing a new/incomplete goal directly to the activity feed (which is currently the default), perhaps an additional option to automatically publish to the activity feed upon the completion of the goal?

Below is an example of how I would use the settings if they were available:

Who can see this goal?

🞅 Everyone
 Only me
🞅 Followers

Goal publish settings

 Publish to activity feed now [disabled]
 Publish to activity feed when the goal is complete
5 Comments
JimEatsPlants
Pico de Orizaba

I'd use goals more if they were private. I avoid it presently.

Status changed to: Gathering Kudos
Soren
Denali

Thanks for submitting your idea regarding goals and privacy settings. It has been reviewed by our moderation team and is now open to voting.

trick77
Mt. Kenya

I strongly agree with this suggestion. I wont use this feature for exact this reason.

idaraio
Mt. Kenya

I strongly agree with this suggestion. I wont use this feature for exact this reason.

pablocito
Mt. Kenya

10000% the user should be able to choose if they want the goal to be private or public. I don't use it for that reason.