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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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Perrie Halpern replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"Thanks Donna! "
39 minutes ago
soaringeagle replied to soaringeagle's discussion ning vs jamroom
"my 2 biggest complaints about jamroom are
1 they work too damn fast!
2 im having too much fun creating

the combo means ive been tweaking id say 8/10ths of the skin templates
and they come out with a new version of the skin  an hour after ui point o…"
1 hour ago
Magesoad replied to Deb W.'s discussion Recommendations for Ning alternatives?
"Free  Google+
and has more features than the ning
https://plus.google.com/communities/117377778734488886291"
1 hour ago
Strumelia replied to Deb W.'s discussion Recommendations for Ning alternatives?
"DebW,  I really kinda wish this thread were closed, since it's redundant to the other Ning Alternatives thread that we've all been using up until now:
http://creators.ning.com/forum/topics/alternatives-to-ning-social-n...
It get very confusing with…"
3 hours ago
Kos replied to Deb W.'s discussion Recommendations for Ning alternatives?
"Owned by VMWare  (a publicly-traded company with a market cap of $35 Billion, is the provider of virtualization infrastructure solutions utilized by organizations to help transform the way they build, deliver and consume IT resources.)   To my novic…"
4 hours ago
Donna Mac replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"Yes private message me.  Thanks!"
4 hours ago
Donna Mac replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"I do remember you and yes, please sign up.  You can leave at any time or I can remove you.  "
4 hours ago
Deb W. replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"Can I private message you if I have specific questions? Or do you prefer I ask you here?"
5 hours ago
Deb W. replied to PeruCool's discussion Alternatives to Ning social network
"Thanks Donna - That would be great. I will try that sometime soon."
5 hours ago
Deb W. replied to Deb W.'s discussion Recommendations for Ning alternatives?
"Someone was trying to sell me on Socious recently... Anyone know anything about it?"
5 hours ago
Deb W. replied to Deb W.'s discussion Recommendations for Ning alternatives?
"I figure start with what I'd like and then move down to what I'd settle for.... It never hurts to ask for what you want, even if you may not find it.... a girl can dream, can't she ;-)"
5 hours ago
Eve Bellator is now a member of Tips and advice.
9 hours ago
Kos replied to Kos's discussion Holidays Just Around The Corner
"I added a "Winter" background image and this code appears to work for both 2.0 and 3.0 sites.  It remains "fixed" so not need to worry about it cutting off as the visitor scrolls down.  Just replace the .jpg with your own image url. 
Next month I wi…"
9 hours ago
soaringeagle replied to soaringeagle's discussion ning vs jamroom
"yea its got awesome potential
note tho if u want large upload limits  u need a server with lots of ram
imusing a dedicated server but planning ahead on lots of growth  since your starting from scratch a  mid level vps shoulddo"
9 hours ago
John Bizley replied to soaringeagle's discussion ning vs jamroom
"Thanks SE, yes that was one of the attractions of Jamroom and the way music can be added and sold. I had a lot of entertainers who perform at the 40's events of which they sell thier own cd's so this might be a great way to get them on board as they…"
9 hours ago
soaringeagle replied to soaringeagle's discussion ning vs jamroom
"being that  music was a big party of your site and the erra  i think it will work out awesomely"
10 hours ago
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