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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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Donna Mac replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"My domain name is registered with Network Solutions and they could not even offer a dedicated server.  I had a massive website years ago and had a dedicated server so I knew that one with so much interaction, video, chat and the like needed more tha…"
27 minutes ago
Fire-Tech replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"New update works good now. Thanks for working the bugs out...time for some CSS tweaks ;)"
44 minutes ago
steve replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"you have made a wise choice going for dedicated, i have been reading this topic and following whats going on and it worries me that people are talking about sticking social engine type sites on a shared hosting package, you start putting all the stu…"
56 minutes ago
Laura Occhipinti replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"Thanks for the info."
1 hour ago
Strumelia replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"Aubrey are you directing that at me?"
1 hour ago
Strumelia replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"Laura, the SE-Cloud version does not have things like Groups and Videos and many other fab plugins- it's quite limited.  You really need to use the PHP version for a social network...plus the cloud one does not import Ning content."
1 hour ago
Aubrey Williams replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"Absolutely awesome review and info - THANKS!!!"
1 hour ago
Donna Mac replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"Thanks!"
1 hour ago
Donna Mac replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"Laura:  I think I answered this in our emails....but in case I didn't.....no you don't.  :)"
1 hour ago
marshall blake replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Sense the activity feed update I have been having trouble viewing profile pages on my network. Has anyone else had this problem???"
1 hour ago
Perrie Halpern replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"Great Job Donna. I am very impressed!"
2 hours ago
ceri shaw replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Tab container issue resolved for now....fingers crossed it's permanent this time......feed still not working :("
2 hours ago
ceri shaw replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Very steep learning curve but self hosted,  open source and infinitely flexible....here is a page from my Joomla site which I iframed into Ning....note the review feature on the individual book listing pages....just one example of the many thousands…"
2 hours ago
C.Brickhouse replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"I was looking into joomla I really like there layouts and found one perfect for what I am trying to do if you have more info on them it would be appreciated.  I have a entertainment website and they have a layout that you can set up a billboard type…"
2 hours ago
C.Brickhouse replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"when I add a video link to the activity feed no preview shows up only the link am I doing something wrong?"
2 hours ago
ceri shaw replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"I'm going to work on my Joomla site.....this is a waste of time."
2 hours ago
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