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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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Ken Rich replied to Tim Atkinson's discussion My letter to Bernard Desarnauts, SVP & GM, Ning
"Hi Tim,I have a solution for your problem, because It was also my problem. I can also confirm that Ning has no future, because they have been totally outclassed by a competitor who now has an automated tool for migrating Ning 2 JSON's into their scr…"
8 minutes ago
steve replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"ive just requested cancellation on my site, Not  putting myself through this rubbish anymore, letting a company treat me like im nothing, a joke as a customer..
Biggest mistake i made coming over to Ning. luckily ive not lost much and thankfully i d…"
16 minutes ago
Pierre Lannoy replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"Hello Curtis.
I've migrated to a (custom) version of phpfox... And of course I have written some migrations tools to correct and import extracted files from my ning networks...
You can see the result here : https://voile-rc.com"
27 minutes ago
Pat Howlett replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"I recently decided to rethink exactly what I wanted to accomplish.
I launched my networks back in 2008 and the world was different and so I had a specific mission/objective in mind and built my networks around that. The world changed and Ning (I no…"
28 minutes ago
Ken Rich replied to Ken Rich's discussion Ning Lied To Us - Your Content is Not Safe
"Hi Pierre,Thanks for the confirmation. Yes, it appears Ning wants to make it difficult for people to migrate. They can't feign ignorance and pretend they don't know, because people like us have explained it to them.Therefore, it seems to be by desig…"
40 minutes ago
Curtis replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"Hello Sir- how did you migrate your content and rebuild?
Thank you"
44 minutes ago
Curtis replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"I looked into this a year ago- there is a Wordpress/Buddypress tool that was designed to allow you to migrate your Ning site to their platform. I paid a guy in Italy to check it out but after much study he decided that the code was too full of error…"
50 minutes ago
Trish White replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"So what is everyone planning on doing with their sites??? Can my NING site be transferred to another carrier, or  do I have to rebuild all over again ? I think its important to start thinking ahead before a crash and burn - any suggestions?"
56 minutes ago
Pat Howlett replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"Now that's funny"
1 hour ago
Rowald replied to John McDonald's discussion Upgrading to Ning 3.0 Status
"One year later, anything happening here?"
3 hours ago
Pierre Lannoy replied to Ken Rich's discussion Ning Lied To Us - Your Content is Not Safe
"Hi Ken!
You're right, there is an issue with Ning exporter. I found it in late 2012, when I was considering to migrate my network (you know why, i think ;-)). I exchanged a dozen mail with support on this issue. They never wanted to recognize that t…"
4 hours ago
Pierre Lannoy replied to Airwalk's discussion Archiving of all member data
"Hi all!
Strumelia, I've done a full (without data loss) migration to phpfox, so there are more solutions you think... Of course it was difficult, I was forced to write specific migration tools. But it was possible! And it is done!
Of course, as you…"
4 hours ago
Pierre Lannoy replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"Hi all!
I do not understand what you have expected. Since the first communication on Ning 3, which is happening was written!Personally, I took the risk - a year ago - to leave Ning for self-hosting and believe me, I am not regret it ...
Pierre Lanno…"
6 hours ago
mark replied to John McDonald's discussion INTRODUCING NING 3.0: THE RE-IMAGINING OF OUR PRODUCT
"The lack of an update here is so unprofessional and clearly demonstrates the lack of support for this product. At the very least, we deserve some sort of countdown to oblivion so arrangements can be made to move our networks. I fear the plug will ju…"
7 hours ago
Jelena replied to Tim Atkinson's discussion My letter to Bernard Desarnauts, SVP & GM, Ning
"Good stuff Strumelia"
8 hours ago
Jen replied to Tim Atkinson's discussion My letter to Bernard Desarnauts, SVP & GM, Ning
"Hi Donna, Good point. Honestly, I don't know. But I'd hoped since Phil has so many connections in the Industry, and the word "present" was there, he's still with them. But, I don't know for sure. I used to correspond with Phil here and there. Nowada…"
9 hours ago
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