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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

Chazz replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"That is a question that I think we are all asking."
2 hours ago
Pat Howlett replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"Does anyone know where the light switch is?"
2 hours ago
JFarrow replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"ironic or moronic?  probably a dash of both"
2 hours ago
Jens replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"Really ironically!"
3 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Allison Leahy's discussion Changes to Ning 3.0 Based on Your Feedback
"Steve, this is also an enlightening discussion, from a year ago as well:
http://creators.ning.com/announcements-from-ning/upgrading-to-ning-3-0
In it, Allison talks about Ning being flexible about migration deadlines, and about us waiting for needed…"
12 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Allison Leahy's discussion Changes to Ning 3.0 Based on Your Feedback
"Steve, if you read this discussion from start to finish:
http://creators.ning.com/announcements-from-ning/ready-to-migrate-p...
---you will see Ning recommending that people with 2.0 and lots of content like videos and events should WAIT until a lat…"
13 hours ago
steve replied to Aubrey Williams's discussion How to get networking members interacting with each other?
"Blimey thats a bit of a "How long is a piece of string" question is that Aubrey.. Depends what you mean by interacting.. If you just mean content, new and fresh, im afraid thats up to you to keep posting it, it never stops that bit..Keeps the site t…"
13 hours ago
steve replied to Allison Leahy's discussion Changes to Ning 3.0 Based on Your Feedback
"I think it was here i got my information from, this is an update and you will see from the heading in yellow that phase one started in march and in the bumf it says at least 12 months from that when you have to migrate,
http://creators.ning.com/faq/…"
13 hours ago
steve replied to Allison Leahy's discussion Changes to Ning 3.0 Based on Your Feedback
"Fear is a terrible thing Terry, specially if you have a Ning 2 which may be close to renewal, a story like this will put the fear of god into those people.
I too believe you, it fits ethically with a company who are playing some silent crafty game w…"
14 hours ago
Terry Henderson replied to Allison Leahy's discussion Changes to Ning 3.0 Based on Your Feedback
"Thanks - but don't worry about me - I can give as good as I get if I felt someone was trying to bully me.  But this isn't the place for that.  My point was Ning will do whatever they want - they don't (or didn't) care.  What happened to me happened…"
15 hours ago
Terry Henderson replied to Allison Leahy's discussion Changes to Ning 3.0 Based on Your Feedback
"I just looked up my old email - on 3/14/14 I got an email saying 3.0 Phase One was ready and my site would be a good one to migrate. (I'll send you a copy if you want)  If I remember I called and talked to someone and told them I had a .com site in…"
16 hours ago
Strumelia replied to Allison Leahy's discussion Changes to Ning 3.0 Based on Your Feedback
"I believe you Terry- I have heard now and then of inconsistencies in Ning payment support (or non-support) dependig on who you get.  It's certainly a bummer, in any case."
16 hours ago
Solael replied to Allison Leahy's discussion Changes to Ning 3.0 Based on Your Feedback
"Something does not sound right. But okay...your story is your story."
16 hours ago
mysticpagan replied to Allison Leahy's discussion Changes to Ning 3.0 Based on Your Feedback
"I have been getting notifications in my email regarding this discussion and I just wanted to say it is beginning to sound very much like bullying, especially from one person in particular, If Terry said that is what happened then maybe that is what…"
16 hours ago
Terry Henderson replied to Allison Leahy's discussion Changes to Ning 3.0 Based on Your Feedback
"No - my account had not lapsed.  It was a month or two before it was due.  But my account had over 3000 members - my guess was they wanted me to pay the higher price of 3.0.  When I said the only reason I was using Ning was for the chat and 3.0 didn…"
16 hours ago
soaringeagle replied to Allison Leahy's discussion Changes to Ning 3.0 Based on Your Feedback
"then why is it it only happened to you and everyone else has had no trouble renewing thier 2.0
maybe you let it be shut off due tonon payment then tried getting it turned back on in that case yes i can see that as it would be like opening a new acco…"
16 hours ago
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