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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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Willerie Razote replied to Willerie Razote's discussion Profile Questions--Can you have different versions for each member category?
"Thanks JFarrow.  Sorry about not being so clear. 
My forum has 2 member categories, and each one has a unique profile.   I'd like to ask two different sets of questions for each category.  So, if a new member belongs to category 1, he will get profi…"
4 hours ago
Donna Mac replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"It does appear that they cannot wait to see us go.  Unreal...totally unreal"
4 hours ago
JFarrow replied to Willerie Razote's discussion Profile Questions--Can you have different versions for each member category?
"Not sure i understand your question.  could you elaborate?"
4 hours ago
steve replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"if you need your ning site for now Donna then i would hold off until a couple of days before. Ive just cancelled my ning and it was gone in a few hours..
They are as keen as mustard to close you down once cancellation request is put in, i still had…"
5 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Ah yes, now I remember!   Good move, I did it right around then as well as I recall."
5 hours ago
Donna Mac replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"I switched to monthly a year ago preparing to abandon ship  :)  "
5 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Just remember Ning has a policy ofn ot refunding ANYTHING once they renew a yearly subscripstion.  Don't play with that last week or two.  Cancel your auto pay beforehand, and set up the cancelling to happen a couple weeks before your renewal comes…"
5 hours ago
Asil replied to Ken Rich's discussion Ning Lied To Us - Your Content is Not Safe
""Woman in hat is now Glam Public Relations Manager." <--- That made me laugh so hard I started to cry.  I do enjoy you, Strumelia!"
6 hours ago
Donna Mac replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"That makes me feel better....I was on that page where it said "cancel network" and I just could NOT click that link....fearing it would not work well in my favor....whether by a mistake or intent.  Thanks Asil"
6 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Ken Rich's discussion Ning Lied To Us - Your Content is Not Safe
"Most are now working at Starbucks and Olive Garden. The one old guy in the back was actually the janitor but got pulled in for the photo to avoid any appearance of age discrimination. Woman in hat is now Glam Public Relations Manager."
6 hours ago
Asil replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"@ Donna.  I honestly don't think it was malicious.  I think the support person simply didn't read the ticket, they only actioned off the category tag, which was "cancelling network". "
6 hours ago
Donna Mac replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"MY God what a horrible thing....fearing what the big NING will do.  My subscription date is the 22nd of every month.  I really wanted to go until Dec. 31st so it looks like I am paying through January but I am closing down Dec. 31 no matter what.  I…"
6 hours ago
Donna Mac replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"That is exactly what I would expect of NING.  So I shall wait until I am ready to cancel.  Thank you for sharing your experience.  I cannot imagine why they would cancel the next day when you wanted another three months.  That sounds like sour grape…"
6 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Ning's discussion Update to Product Roadmap and Communication Changes
"Agree with Asil.
Call the Ning Billing dept by phone and doublecheck the exact date of when your annual subsc expires.  Do NOT set up a cancellation months ahead of time.   Wait until 3 weeks ahead of time, then cancel your credit card's auto pay fi…"
6 hours ago
Asil replied to Ken Rich's discussion Ning Lied To Us - Your Content is Not Safe
"I suspect many have left and many are working on stuff that has nothing to do with the NING platform. "
6 hours ago
Asil replied to Ken Rich's discussion Ning Lied To Us - Your Content is Not Safe
"Thanks, Ken.  I signed up for the NING-to-Jamroom mailer. Looking forward to learning more."
6 hours ago
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