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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

Lea Scott replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"I have had to resort to putting up a "Site Update News" box to let people know what is happening because I want them to hang in there. This is embarrassing for me otherwise."
3 minutes ago
Fire-Tech replied to Fire-Tech's discussion 3.0 Tip: Relocate Your Comment & Reply Buttons
"Thanks TJ :)"
7 minutes ago
Lea Scott replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"And I have just noticed the group activity will only show up on your own profile page when you yourself have made a comment in a group...that's useless! I know I made the comment! Everyone else needs to see it, not me! Its not showing up anymore on…"
7 minutes ago
Fire-Tech replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"+1"
9 minutes ago
Lea Scott replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"That's and interesting reply from ning Anam because first, I have seen the activity in groups in the Activity Feed on the home page myself and second, when you go into groups "Manage Pages" there is an option to either have "site members" or "group…"
20 minutes ago
TJ @ jQueryHelp replied to TJ @ jQueryHelp's discussion MORE button not working on some site's Activity Feed
"Hi Ceddy,
If you are referring to a way to automatically load new Latest Activity items to the top of the Latest Activity feed without having to refresh the page, YES, I am working on that.  I'll start a discussion about it, on my site, if I have so…"
1 hour ago
JFarrow replied to JFarrow's discussion Overriding Ning's Sprite Image
"ha!  will do.. this post was from 2013 but i suppose others are still interested in it.. great ill check it out John.."
1 hour ago
Ceddy J replied to TJ @ jQueryHelp's discussion MORE button not working on some site's Activity Feed
"Have you figured out a refresh workaround."
1 hour ago
TJ @ jQueryHelp replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Hi friends!
I saw some people in this discussion mention a problem with their Latest Activity MORE button on their N3 sites.  I have seen the same issue on several sites.  On these sites, I see a Ning javascript error which may or may not be involve…"
1 hour ago
John Bizley replied to JFarrow's discussion Overriding Ning's Sprite Image
"I do but instead of trying to position a sprite I replace it with an icon or image, I will type up an example a bit later as I am in the process of replacing one on the new activity feed. I replaced the media upload icon for my videos page and hid a…"
3 hours ago
Ceddy J replied to John Bizley's discussion Activity Feed: Adding Scroll Bar For Comments And The Whole Activity Module
"Nice John!!!!!"
3 hours ago
Tim Atkinson replied to JFarrow's discussion Overriding Ning's Sprite Image
"I'm having a stab at this tonight. I'm only weeping a little bit. About halfway through the first file. I'm a little naive when it comes to the way some of this CSS works, but do you think you might know what the difference is between the two files…"
3 hours ago
Anam replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Thank you Kos."
3 hours ago
Anam replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"I have been thinking of this too Skye, although my limited experience has made me slower to find a solution. i have been thinking my only option is to disable Comment walls. i made the remark to john (Bizley) earlier that this whole situation made m…"
3 hours ago
Sapphire LiLi replied to Ning's discussion Introducing Activity Feed Improvements, Including Member Status Updates
"Mine is working great.  I'm glad that they have finally gotten the activity feed upgraded.  It seems to me that next they will be working on Profile Page options.  Lets hope it doesn't take a whole 4-5 months for them to get more upgrades done up.  …"
4 hours ago
Writer Chick {Diane} left a comment for Eric Sewerz
"Just for the record, I knew it was you. I've followed your tweets and some other things you've done in the past, and you have a wicked sense of humor!  (Still snickering over the name at the bottom of your network. LOL) "
5 hours ago
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