Following or Followings?

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What is the difference between "Following" and "Followings"?
Is the one with 's' a plural form of the one without?
Hence, which of the following(s?) are/is correct?

1. Followings are the points we have agreed:
- Blah
- Blah
- Blah...

OR

2. Following are the points we have agreed:
- Blah
- Blah
- Blah...
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Followings is wrong. Use following or the following.
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Wow.... Thanks Mister Micawber!
I didn't know that "followngs" is wrong .....because I often see people use the plural of "following" everywhere.....!!Emotion: surprise
I'm really glad I read this thread.

Thanks for raising the question, Anon Emotion: smile
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I have the same questions. Thanks for asking them for me.
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I still don't know whether it's correct to say: "The following is correct" or "The following are correct" especially if what comes as ennumeration contains more than one item.
They are both correct. If there's only one item use is. If there are more than one use are.
AnonymousIf there's only one item use is. .
Please try to differentiate the words you are talking about from the advice you are giving:

If there is only one item, use 'is'.
If there is only one item, use is.
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you can say:

social media following
or social media followings.
Like in the sentence: "We need to assess your social media followings first."