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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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Anti-Ning replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"I got this.
Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes."
5 minutes ago
steve replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"oh dear, thats funny, made me chuckle did that :)))"
12 minutes ago
Edie2k2 replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"This is The Twilight Zone. No...they...don't live behind that green wall with a tacked up piece of paper on it!!! *lord help us* Hahahahahahahahahahaha! I can't breathe!!!! LOL"
28 minutes ago
Anti-Ning replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"I've accepted that Mode Media sucks and the platform management are jackasses, but that would be fine with me if the Ning product as it stands right now actually just worked. It's just that it doesn't, which brings me back to the why, and again it's…"
2 hours ago
Donna Mac replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"I don't think it is just a feeling.....How much is our time worth?  How many months, years, does it take before someone says "enough" and moves away from a sinking ship? Hanging on?....well it's wishful thinking on the part of creators which is very…"
3 hours ago
steve replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"why do i get the feeling we are all screwed...."
3 hours ago
steve replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Mmmm it doesnt fill you with confidence does it when they stick carboard signs up stuck with sticky tape on the walls,its like they are dabbling with brands to see if it works out, probably wont so why bother getting a proper sign..
Im not one for c…"
3 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"So 3.0 came out with much fanfare about a year and a half ago.  The Activity Feed created by the 'Ning engineering team' was apparently not up to snuff.  Nor the design studio, nor templates, nor notifications.  The past whole year seems to have bee…"
3 hours ago
John Bizley replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Oh my how how cheap and poor does that look, not even a proper sign but a printed out bit of paper stuck to the wall! No wonder it's taking so long to build this thing, I mean how many people can you get in that little space! Breathes an all new lig…"
3 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Here's where Ning is housed now, within the Glam headquarters building."
3 hours ago
John Bizley replied to Gerry Regan's discussion Alternatives to Apps.IO's Listings App
"Hi Gerry
I used a blog to create a classifieds in a group but I am working on a wordpress page iframed into my network for my classifieds. It's still work in progress but it's getting there nicely. The good thing about it not being intergrated with…"
4 hours ago
John Bizley replied to John Bizley's discussion How Do You Set An iframed Page to grow in height depending on the content ?
"Hi JF, I have made the page public now, still working on it so it's not on my navbar as yet.
You can see how it will grow or lessen depending on the page you are on. Below the content you can see the empty space where I had to set a page height. Tak…"
4 hours ago
Garfield Creator replied to ismail shah's discussion How to Know about Active and Inactive members
"That's great and I think that it's best scenario when you have the opportunity to invest in those who support your network."
5 hours ago
Kos replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
""part time"........make that ONE part timer..........LOL"
5 hours ago
Strumelia replied to ismail shah's discussion How to Know about Active and Inactive members
"Thanks Garfield, no offense at all  :)   I will keep your words in mind.  It makes much sense to shop around for this kind of site chore, especially for a big network and more money outlay. 
I feel good with how my own situation went because the per…"
6 hours ago
Anti-Ning replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"I bet they have less than a thousand clients at this point."
6 hours ago
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