Connections are the people you are following, who are also following you. To see your connections, click your name and go to your profile. You’ll see your connections and who you are following and who's following you. To view your followers, simply click on followers and see the full list. To follow new user, you can hover your mouse over their avatar and a pop-up window will appear with the follow option. Or you can hit the “S” button and a search window will appear and you can search for the user by name and then follow.