What are connections?!?
People you follow are people who follow you.
You keep connected to the people you follow on Ask.com
If you mean on the site, it shows the most recent activity of the people you're following.
Your friends in the mafia. Your friends in the hood. Your friends in the gang.
It shows recent activity from you and people that you follow...
The people you follow on ask.com and the people who follow you are listed in the connections...