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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.

Activity

SweetPotato replied to Fred Peters's discussion I can't run a social community like this!
"Fred, just because something is quick and easy to move to, doesn't mean it is any good. Think carefully before heading to a platform just because it offers an easy route to doing so.
I had a far from easy migration to WordPress/BuddyPress but well…"
4 minutes ago
SweetPotato replied to Luke Jones's discussion I would Highly recommend Comet chat and Rons team
"Strumelia, you still here? Are there not some JamRoom forums you can bleet away on?"
10 minutes ago
Strumelia replied to Luke Jones's discussion I would Highly recommend Comet chat and Rons team
"Luke, Im not saying that custom coding and apps can't improve ning sites- they CAN.  But none of that will help if Glam pulls the plug on ning.  It'll all go POOF.   The thing is, all signs point to Ning being dropped.  Smart folks will at least mak…"
56 minutes ago
Strumelia replied to Tat Ruck's discussion So long and thanks for all the fish
"Well I wish you all the best!   Pretty sure bet that Wordpress wont be going belly up any time soon...speaking of fish...lol!"
59 minutes ago
Strumelia replied to Fred Peters's discussion I can't run a social community like this!
"Fred, here's my new LIVE site:  http://fotmd.com/
Paul helped me import my 4800 members and all from my ning site to my new Jamrrom platform site.  
It's more awesome than my ning in every way!  I use Jamroom's own hosting service, and it's top notc…"
1 hour ago
Katcha Sanderson replied to Fred Peters's discussion I can't run a social community like this!
"Paul, a quick look at Jamroom has me wondering if the Ning to Jamroom project is up and operating? I am not a huge tekkie and to complicate matters, not the owner(s) of the current Ning site that I 'manage'. The owners would have to be assured that…"
1 hour ago
Katcha Sanderson replied to Fred Peters's discussion I can't run a social community like this!
"I am very interested in this thread and replies. I am a recent Admin promoted from moderator at a 'Ning' site that frankly isn't functioning near as well as it ought to be. Rather than 'improve' the mess that is there now - which is daunting to say…"
1 hour ago
Paul Asher replied to Fred Peters's discussion I can't run a social community like this!
"Point me to your Ning site and I'll take a look around and let you know how quick and easy it might be to set you up on Jamroom."
2 hours ago
Tat Ruck replied to Tat Ruck's discussion So long and thanks for all the fish
"I've had  a Wordpress site built - not perfect, but will do. And at least it's ours We've lost some features - and gained others.  Just hoping members can cope with the changes ... "
3 hours ago
Tat Ruck replied to Tat Ruck's discussion Can't get site back online
"It did work - thanks so much!"
3 hours ago
Fred Peters replied to Fred Peters's discussion I can't run a social community like this!
"Which platforms have people changed too? If I paid someone to do it for me, how much would it cost (I have a humble 800 members)?"
5 hours ago
Luke Jones replied to Luke Jones's discussion I would Highly recommend Comet chat and Rons team
"Aha I Aim to make people laugh :P , aha , I suppose your right, but there's still loads of ning creators, prepared to keep their ning networks and come up with codes of their own :) I Just wish I knew more coding when it came to Java script and the…"
5 hours ago
Zachary Moonshine replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Ive been building my new site on jamroom past couple days and its already lightyears beyond what I could do on ning 3 I cant wait to go live its gonna be bad ass"
5 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Fred Peters's discussion I can't run a social community like this!
"+1 gazillion, Skye."
6 hours ago
George H. Compton IV replied to Tat Ruck's discussion Can't get site back online
"That should've worked it works on Ning 2 and Ning 3...  Maybe you didn't have the / on the link to your network.  try it again with this partial link. I added the  /
/main/authorization/signIn?"
6 hours ago
Skye replied to Fred Peters's discussion I can't run a social community like this!
"No one is home and hasn't been for over a year, they are focusing on other things. Many of us have left and for myself am Very happy I did."
6 hours ago
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