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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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Julie replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"Anyone go to wordpress/buddypress? I just read back about 10 pages, but I wasn't able to go back farther right now. "
2 minutes ago
Writer Chick {Diane} replied to C.Brickhouse's discussion Be Kind
"Is this a 2.0 or a 3.0?  
Whichever, it looks amazing!! I don't see where it "needs a lot of work" at all!
P.S. It loaded fine for me, (not slow at all), and I'm using Chrome. "
39 minutes ago
Anam replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"That actually would be fabulous. let people choose whether they want to have it visible in Settings. For a small site like mine I would have it visible. Obviously larger sites might not. I am sorry to have banged on about this. It has been a dreadfu…"
1 hour ago
John Bizley replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"I agree Anam that yes there should be a way to see these comments from the comment walls to make moderation easier, let's hope that this is the first update for the activity feed after this initial release. Maybe they could add this as an option of…"
1 hour ago
Anam replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"That would be acceptable. I see your point. But if we have to wait as long as we have waited for this update for your suggestion to happen, many months, then what to do with all the invisible activity on sites now and the resultant loss of participa…"
1 hour ago
John Bizley replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"What I meant by this Anam was for a group to have it's very own activity feed, ie no other content from anywhere else displayed but only activity from within that group itself. So you would go to a group and add a page for the latest activity for th…"
1 hour ago
Anam replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Yes, i can see your point John. And I would accept if an activity feed was limited to each group. But as of now ..and ina  disimprovement from the Old activity feed, all comments on all groups are utterly invisible. One can have no idea that any com…"
1 hour ago
John Bizley replied to Fire-Tech's discussion 3.0 Tip: Status Update Box Tweaks
"Very good FT, I have a few tips for it also so will pop a post on for them. Looks nice though, keep it up. :-)"
1 hour ago
John Bizley replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Anam I do not mind the comments from a groups comment wall not showing up as for me, my opinion so maybe will not reflect others opinions, as they belong to that group and not the whole site. It could look very confusing seeing lots of different com…"
1 hour ago
Edie2k2 replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Could I see your 3.0 Thiago?"
1 hour ago
Anthony "DarkGemineye" Johnson replied to Anthony "DarkGemineye" Johnson's discussion PlayStation Haven is back. Let me know what you think.
"Thank you much appreciated :)"
1 hour ago
Anam replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"But Discussions posted in groups DO show up on new Latest Activity feed. Just not Comments on the Group walls. if you also think about it, because commenting on a Comment Wall on a Group does not have the ability to move it up the Group hub (as it d…"
1 hour ago
John Bizley replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Good to see this finally got added and I am sure will make a huge difference, still a little different from how it was supposed to be with regards to what content could be shown or not but as it is it works very well. Still don't know why it took so…"
1 hour ago
Donna Mac replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"That is good to know.  I went with Social Engine PHP so there was a rather large cost involved.  "
1 hour ago
Thiago Santos de Moraes replied to Fire-Tech's discussion 3.0 Tip: Status Update Box Tweaks
"Thanks, I love it."
2 hours ago
ceri shaw replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Joomla is open source and free to download and install....some of the extensions and layouts are free also but many more are paid for."
2 hours ago
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