Following people, sites or documents in SharePoint 2013

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Sharepoint followed feature top 5 items display

How to display only 5 items from sharepoint followed feature ? I know i can loop in and get top 5 but is there any rest api for mysite features ? Below option didnt work and also how can i get ...
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Documents I am following in a search web part

I have been struggling with this task for a while now. Is it possible to display the Documents I am following in a search web part using a custom display template. I managed to get the documents using ...
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How the result of SPSocialFollowingManager.GetFollowed(SPSocialActorTypes.Users) is sorted?

The command SPSocialFollowingManager.GetFollowed(SPSocialActorTypes.Users) looks like that it returns me random resultsets. Does anyone know how the result of followed users is sorted? Actually, I ...
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Is it possible to hide the “mobile app” link in the “Follow this person” email message?

In SharePoint 2013, when User1 goes to User2's "My Site" and clicks on "Follow this person", User2 receives an email message saying "User1 has started following you on SharePoint." Under this are two ...
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SharePoint 2013 : Social Making specific user profiles not followable

We have a requirement of making specific user profiles un-followable. Other users should not be able to follow those accounts. Any thoughts / options?
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SharePoint 2013 Newsfeed Following Publishing Pages

I got a issue with not being able to track changes to a Page on the MySite Newsfeed if im following it. If I follow a document (.docx etc) I get notified when the document has been changed. But not ...
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How can you prevent users following your site?

I don't want a particular site being found by search, therefore stopping users without permission on that site from following it and seeing social feeds posted into there on their Newsfeed (which ...
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Stop Following a SocialActor doesn't work when the site doesn't exist

One of my users can't stop following one specific site. It appears on the .GetFollowed() array, but the site doesn't exist anymore, so when .StopFollowing() it says False and log says that Exception: ...
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Programmatically follow a site with JSOM but error message is a lie?

I try to follow a page with JavaScript Object Model. My solution is based on many examples in the web and should work... var siteActorInfo = new SP.Social.SocialActorInfo(); ...
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Changing default URL breakes links in “Sites I'm following” and news feed

I have an upcoming change of default URL of a customer's production environment. When I've tried this in my dev environment I've run into a major problem with the "Following" functionality. There ...
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SharePoint REST API get users following a document

Is is possible to use the REST API to get users following a document? I saw a thread about someone trying to get a list of the users following a site and the answer was that it cannot be done with the ...
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Web API with social.following

I would like to create a Web API which interacts with the SocialFollowManager. I want to be able to make a document unfollowed. The exposed Web Api will be later accessed by a mobile application. ...
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Make document unfollowed from REST api

I'm trying to use the REST API for social.following. What I want to do is to mark a document as unfollowed from a mobile app call. At start I wanted to simulate the call from Postman extension from ...
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Sharepoint 2013: Extend Newsfeed / Activity feed to display page updates

This is SharePoint 2013 on-prem. I want to be able to follow pages in my intranet, just like I can follow documents. Being able to follow pages is easy enough. At its simplest, following a page can ...
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Users are not able to follow documents in my SP2013 site, what should I do?

The site that I have has the feature of "Following Content" activated, but users can't follow any of the documents in it. Can someone help me here? What else do I have to do to completely activate ...
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Efficiently get a collection of all users following a list in SP2013 using CSOM or SSOM?

Does anyone know if there is a way to leverage the SocialFollowingManager() class or the SPList() class to efficiently get a collection of all of the users that follow a specific List? I thought ...
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Powershell Script to Stopfollowing not work

I found this script at MSDN forum [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Microsoft.Office.Server") $web = Get-SPWeb https://www.contoso.com/teams/yourteam $context = ...
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SharePoint 2013 user profile policy: auto follow people from team — what's a team?

Under Manage Profile Service page, in the People section, click Manage Policies. There is a policy "Auto Follow People from team". May I know what is the definition of "Team" in this policy? In our ...
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Following Sites and People - is their a hierarchy?

If I'm following a person, but not a specific site and that person posts to the site newsfeed, should I be able to see the post in the "Following" section of My Newsfeeds (on My Page)?
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Cannot find site lookup info for request Uri

I am investigating an issue with users cannot follow up site and looking at the logs I find the following error. Action: Follow a site Error: Something went wrong Sorry, we couldn't follow ...
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Followed sites don't appear in “Share with” list

SCENARIO I'm facing a problem about following sites: They are shown in Following section but they don't appear in "Share with" list in Newsfeed. DETAILS I follow 3 sites and on the right I see ...
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Event Receiver for Social Features

Are there any such things as event receivers for social activities in SharePoint 2013, e.g. when a user likes or rates an item? If not, are there any other ways to execute custom code when events like ...
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How to get another user's (including current user) followed sites

How to get another user's followed sites, programmatically. It seems that SPSocialFollowingManager followingManager = new SPSocialFollowingManager(userProfile, context); only works for the current ...
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Follow notifications not working

I have created a SP2013 (Oct CU) farm using SPAutoInstaller which meets the client requirement of a single Web App. MySites is a site collection hosted on this web app with the usual /personal/ ...
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Following document set

Am I missing something? It looks like I can't follow a document set in a document library. I can indeed follow any document inside the document set, but not the set itself. Is there a way to enable ...
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“Doc's I'm following” Webpart

on the mysite there is a section with the documents which I'm following. Is there a chance to display these documents in a Webpart on another site? Thanks in advance!
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Is there an event to watch for when a user follows a person/document/site/tag?

We are doing R&D on integrating the updates post in Confluence with the SharePoint newsfeed. One thing I need to do is create a "listener" that can update a central content store when a user ...
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Error when calling isFollow() method. Error is “Invalid Pointer”

I am getting issue while fetching follow information for a site. I am getting error when calling isFollow() method. Error is "Invalid Pointer". below is my code function isAlreadyFollowed() { ...
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Socialfeed not showing notifications from certain sites

We are having a problem with SharePoint 2013 in multiple environments. A user choose to follow a site (say a team site or a user blog) by clicking the "Follow" button in the top right. The users gets ...
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What is the precise differece between sharing vs following a document in Sharepoint 2013?

I just tried sharing a document with a fellow worker on skydrive pro and when the email is sent out, he sees only a link to the file and a link to "Follow". Although he does get access to the shared ...
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Programmaticly follow a site, but recieving a error

I have a method in my aspx.cs file that should make sure that current user follow the current site. When I check ULS I receive this: ...
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How can I do a check if current user is following current site?

I have a usercontrol and inside its ascx.cs file I would like to do a check(if) if current user is following the current site. How can I accomplish that? So far I have done something like this: ...
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Error following site across farm using shared user profile service application

I have published my user profile service application and my search service application from one farm which hosts mysites to another farm which is just for collaboration. I would like to be able to ...