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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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Anthony "DarkGemineye" Johnson replied to Anthony "DarkGemineye" Johnson's discussion PlayStation Haven is back. Let me know what you think.
"Thanks a lot Jamie :)"
9 minutes ago
Anthony "DarkGemineye" Johnson replied to Anthony "DarkGemineye" Johnson's discussion PlayStation Haven is back. Let me know what you think.
"Thanks, I am still trying to decide the best way to make use of the forum. So far I am not happy with it but Im still going to keep working on it."
9 minutes ago
Gwynnyth replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Priorities are screwed up, I need site search and chat, I already had comments on my main page so...thanks"
23 minutes ago
John Bizley replied to John Bizley's discussion My New Classifieds using WordPress and iframed into my site
"Hi Scott, yes I do already have one built straight into Ning in a group. I am going to replicate the WordPress one into this group. By the way that WordPress one has no monthly fees as it is a theme I purchased and can be used multiple times anywher…"
2 hours ago
Scott Bishop replied to John Bizley's discussion My New Classifieds using WordPress and iframed into my site
"Have you tried building your own classifieds from scratch right on your Ning platform?
Have alook here - Then take a look at Classifieds for Surfers. This way there is no need to iframe some other site, it's free with no monthly fees if it grows, yo…"
2 hours ago
Zachary Moonshine replied to JFarrow's discussion How to Get Google to Recognize Sitemap
"I actually emailed ning about this the day i set up my site, first thing i did was go to set up my google webmaster but they told me the sitemap is coming soon part of the next update i believe, i hope! I think with a sitemap on google i would be on…"
3 hours ago
steve replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"What gets to me and surely they should know this. they cant go home and leave things broken, we all live in different time zones and our networks are up and in use 24 hours a day..
The feed was down for at least 8 hours before they even knew about i…"
3 hours ago
Mike Collins replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"My ticket (the second I've filed on activity feed) since migrating...

All known issues should surely be identified in a testing environment and fixed before a release? You have released a defective feature to the network but it is a feature my netw…"
4 hours ago
John Bizley replied to Gerry Regan's discussion Alternatives to Apps.IO's Listings App
"The WordPress Log in is a separate log in because it is not part of the Ning site. I actually prefer this because it keeps me in control of the site and can then be viewed or used outside of the Ning site. The way I will manage my Ning members on he…"
5 hours ago
Gerry Regan replied to Gerry Regan's discussion Alternatives to Apps.IO's Listings App
"John, how do you incorporate the Ning log-in on the WordPress version, or does it require a separate log-in?
Also, which version are you looking to incorporate into your own community? I think I prefer the look of the WordPress version. And once it…"
5 hours ago
Zachary Moonshine replied to Gwynnyth's discussion CHAT
"I have cometchat for my members in  a bar at the bottom and it works just like facebook and we love it. it costs 9 bucks a month and is worth it, we also have a public chat embedded on a page for our live events using chatwing which is amazing and v…"
5 hours ago
Edie2k2 left a comment for Pat Howlett
"Thank you for accepting. Wonderful posts!"
6 hours ago
Jeffrey Haskins replied to JFarrow's discussion How to Get Google to Recognize Sitemap
"How has this worked out for everyone?"
8 hours ago
Pat Howlett replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
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9 hours ago
Pat Howlett replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Great recap Anthony - of course I didn't think that any of those folks would engage - I still hold several in high regard - I just wanted to be drop something in their feed. 
It was interesting and fun to see when it started to get re tweeted knowin…"
9 hours ago
Pat Howlett left a comment for Edie2k2
"Great to connect with you Edie2k2 - please let me know whenever I might be of help."
9 hours ago
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