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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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Kos replied to Jeffrey Haskins's discussion FYI for those who use monthly billing
"Agreed; I do the same.  Not to mention it's easy having everything in one place come tax itemization time. "
11 minutes ago
Shelly Begarowicz replied to Jeffrey Haskins's discussion FYI for those who use monthly billing
"Agreed.  I have been a Ning creator for ages and never had issue one.  Sucks to be in Jeffrey's shoes but if they were having this level of troubles company wide we'd all seen it by now.  For myself, I just like to have a bit more control so I go wi…"
41 minutes ago
Kos replied to Jeffrey Haskins's discussion FYI for those who use monthly billing
"It is in all honesty not representative of how Ning normally operates.  It's unfortunate and painful but my guess would be they got a new person in the Billing department and she/he made the error.  Certainly hope it's all straightened out by now -…"
1 hour ago
Shelly Begarowicz replied to Jeffrey Haskins's discussion FYI for those who use monthly billing
"This is disturbing indeed.  Perhaps an ounce of prevention is in order...
I use Paypal for Ning and all online subscription services when ever possible because it's easy to cancel the subscription from the Paypal side of things rather than trusting…"
3 hours ago
George H. Compton IV replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion A tip all Ning3 networks can benefit from. "fluid YouTube, Slideshare & Vimeo Videos"
"I first started working on these codes using  FluidVids.js  I couldn't get anything from their download working but I got enough off that page to get this code going and I wrote quite a bit of code to enhance its functionality."
14 hours ago
Charlie Spice is now a member of Ning Creators Network
18 hours ago
George H. Compton IV replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion (TIP N3) Fluid network enhancements for your profileCoverArea img, network header img & group Header image
"Thank you Dave. :-) Merry Christmas from all of us in the United States. :-)"
yesterday
George H. Compton IV replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion (TIP N3) Fluid network enhancements for your profileCoverArea img, network header img & group Header image
"Thank you, JF :-) I hope you have a happy holiday as well.."
yesterday
JFarrow replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion (TIP N3) Fluid network enhancements for your profileCoverArea img, network header img & group Header image
"nice work George.... happy holidays buddy~"
yesterday
dave replied to George H. Compton IV's discussion (TIP N3) Fluid network enhancements for your profileCoverArea img, network header img & group Header image
"Thank you so much George for sharing this code, Fantastic :-)  I'm always amazed with what you come up with :-)
I love the codes and thank you again and Merry Christmas from us all in Australia."
yesterday
SweetPotato replied to Jason Divozzo's discussion Add Discussion/Groups/Help Button - Javascript?
"The site is private so we can't see it, Jason."
yesterday
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Kos replied to Tyler Durbin's discussion Member search down
"Now no more 800 #?  wth?  It's one thing to sell Ning for parts but no 800 # is the crazy side of ridiculous cost cutting."
yesterday
George H. Compton IV replied to John Bizley's discussion Added My 'Facebook Style' Layout To My Demo Site For Photos ( Code Now Available )
"Very nice work as usual John! ;) The pages look awesome."
Tuesday
Strumelia replied to Jeffrey Haskins's discussion Just a suggestion...but those who still remain on this sinking ship might want to get together
"Most of us can't/won't take a chance on them shutting down our site for non-payment.
Better to just start working on an exit plan.  Would you really want to stay with Ning at this point anyway?  They don't seem very reliable or even ethical to me an…"
Tuesday
Strumelia replied to Tyler Durbin's discussion Member search down
"fwiw mine on 2.0 seems to be working fine."
Tuesday
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