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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.

Activity

Anam replied to Fire-Tech's discussion 3.0 Tip: Status Update Box Tweaks
"Thank you FireTech. That looks and works really groovy :)"
1 hour ago
Natalie H. replied to Stig Karlsen's discussion When will Ning 3.0 be compatible with tablets - iPad and iPhones?
"Answer below - in short, no interest, no care.

"Thanks for replying to us! This is because Flash is not supported on iPhones or iPads, which has no available workaround at this time. There is no issues from ning's end.
Hope this helps!""
2 hours ago
Anam replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Okay one more piece of rant before I take a long walk.....
(Moral of story...do NOT make an Irish woman angry!!!!)

As it stands members could join and crap all over your site in Comment Walls on Groups and you would never know because 
1)The Group…"
2 hours ago
Anam replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Thanks Mike for verifying.

People may not think this is a big deal but it is. I was one of the first to point out the lack of automatic follow even to one's own posts on ning 3, fat lot of good that has done as not enough people are obviously troub…"
3 hours ago
Ceddy J replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"I just applied for migration!!!! This is what I needed to see."
3 hours ago
Mike Collins replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"I've just noticed that too and have been experimeting as I have the activity feed in a few places and also use comments extensively in groups as it is something that is most active - I have a lot of private groups so it might not be a big issue for…"
3 hours ago
Anam replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"So okay to clarify 
NO COMMENTS on Comment Walls in Groups appear on the new Latest Activity Feed. All the old comments that were in the old Feed have disappeared from the feed too, so this is obviously the way this was set up. is this a problem for…"
4 hours ago
Anam replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Hang On...Thus far the Latest Activity Feed does not update as one posts. Will report back later.....

I see what it is. The Latest Activity does not record Comments in the Comment Wall on Groups (Ning 3) .. It has been doing so thus far on the old…"
4 hours ago
Lea Scott replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"just copy the link Mike instead of getting the embed code. Works for me :)"
4 hours ago
soaringeagle replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"rss feeds might take a lil whike to update im thinking"
5 hours ago
Anam replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"So far I am pleased. It took me a little while to set up properly....had to change from titles to Detail as the Names of added things do not appear in Activity Setting otherwise. But since I was only really looking for a MORE button, and got it, I g…"
5 hours ago
Edie2k2 replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Can you help? I can't see the activity feed. No rush. Here's my 3.0
I put an RSS feed in the proper area but I don't see anything. I'm thinking it's something I'm doing wrong.
Thanks!"
6 hours ago
Robin K Mullins replied to Robin K Mullins's discussion Posting by Email
"Yes, it is available on several platforms but they all have one or more drawbacks. I'm particularly interested in the branding available through something like ning and the lack of blatant advertising. I'm looking to create a community without the b…"
6 hours ago
Bernard Lama replied to C.Brickhouse's discussion blog comments
"Ohhh sorry you are talking about comment right? I thought blog post. Can you show me the link so I can figure it out? "
7 hours ago
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…"
8 hours 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 ;)"
8 hours ago
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