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Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates

Today we're pleased to release a set of improvements to the Activity Feed feature on Ning 3.0 networks. The updated Activity Feed allows members to view older items in the feed, and to view new items that have appeared since they loaded the page. We've expanded the capabilities of Social Feeds so that you can have items automatically added to the Activity Feed via RSS and Twitter. We've added a status feature, so that your members can leave status updates in the feed, and we've added link…

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If you want to give your members a tool to use for showing where their posts and content are geolocated, here is a tool for you.  Use this static map generator tool to create an embed code for adding maps to your posts, pages and groups or virtually any post on Ning 3.0 networks using this tool. Code is below for adding your own to a site.  

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Last week, we hosted our first Migration Demo and Q&A Webinar. Thanks to Juliet for her awesome Demo and to everyone who attended. There were a few technical glitches, but we worked some of those out for the recording and we'll definitely be taking your feedback on things we can improve on for the next webinar. Read on for the video and additional resources.
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Members need both the motivation to initiate and to overcome their fear of starting a discussion. Their motivation to initiate will be to either learn something (e.g. "Does anyone know how to....?"), to impress others (e.g. "does anyone else think business class travel isn't as great as it used to be?" or to bond with others (e.g. "I'm upset Kelly got fired from the Apprentice").
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Getting Started

Welcome to Creators! 

This is the space where Ning Network Creators come to discuss anything to do with managing their Ning communities. From how to get members more engaged and active to best ways for implementing a feature on your network, it's all here. 

What's Up with Ning 3.0

PROJECTS THAT THE NING 3.0 TEAM IS CURRENTLY WORKING ON: 

Activity Feed Updates - options for more content in the activity feed.

APIs - The ability to create new members and content programatically.

For more information on what's next, visit the Product Roadmap

The Feature Prioritization Survey is now closed. Thanks for your feedback and we'll be reviewing the responses and releasing a report in early May.

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JFarrow left a comment for Eric Sewerz
"miss you old buddy.."
4 minutes ago
JFarrow replied to James Higginson's discussion Please show me a good 3.0 site if you can
"and yes as SP noticed there was a specific responsive element removed by request"
39 minutes ago
JFarrow replied to James Higginson's discussion Please show me a good 3.0 site if you can
"Network for educators and students following a sailing voyage"
49 minutes ago
JFarrow replied to James Higginson's discussion Please show me a good 3.0 site if you can
"MMM is a 3.0 site, for sure.. i helped with it.."
49 minutes ago
Strumelia replied to Jeffrey Haskins's discussion I see no magic moment that NING finally comes together
"Thanks!    :D"
54 minutes ago
JFarrow replied to Jeffrey Haskins's discussion I see no magic moment that NING finally comes together
"love your enthusiasm and positivity today Strumelia.. i have my fingers crossed too.."
59 minutes ago
JFarrow replied to Fred Peters's discussion Competitions
"i like your approach too John"
1 hour ago
JFarrow replied to Fred Peters's discussion Competitions
"You could integrate a rating system as I have done here under comments and this way you'll have a way to gauge most popular without having to manually tally ratings.. let me know if you're interested in how to integrate.."
1 hour ago
John Bizley replied to Fred Peters's discussion Competitions
"Fred I ran one just the other month. I first created a new photo page for the members to upload to. Next I set the subject for the photos and stated that only 3 photos per person could be submitted and it would be their first 3 photos  they submit s…"
1 hour ago
Strumelia replied to Jeffrey Haskins's discussion I see no magic moment that NING finally comes together
"Don't worry Jeffrey, the Ning Engineering Team is totally on it.
It'll all come together any day now.  I'm sure they just want to surprise us with some wonderful new progress announcements."
2 hours ago
Robin replied to Robin's discussion Code for Text box for Latest Photos Posted
"Thanks! I just deleted and added it again and it shows up. Some glitch I guess. THANKS!"
2 hours ago
Bernard Lama replied to Robin's discussion Code for Text box for Latest Photos Posted
"Well, you don't have to use any code to display latest photos.
Just go to Edit and select your preference and save it."
3 hours ago
Bernard Lama replied to Fred Peters's discussion Competitions
"Hi fred, in my opinion most facebook like would be the best and effective. We have already done it and it was successful."
3 hours ago
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A big launch establishes a bad first impression, wastes a lot of money, sets too great expectations, focuses on the…

John Bizley replied to steve's discussion Video embed help
"Oh I forgot to mention that even their social channels page does not go correctly in a responsive way as it leaves big gaps at the top and bottom of the video. I am going to correct this also as those big black spaces really bug me."
5 hours ago
John Bizley replied to steve's discussion Video embed help
"No worries Steve. Yes the videos pages where supposed be coming but who knows these days when as they are not updating the roadmap. This is why I made my video page so members have somewhere to add their own videos. The videos page on my site is usi…"
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