A list of aggregated news items taken from user-defined sources that can be embedded on a page as a web part.

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it's possible to give a line break in Newsfeed Post? (via powershell)

New post provisioned via powershell script to a Newsfeed: $site = Get-SPSite "siteurl" $ServiceContext = Get-SPServiceContext $site $ProfileManager = new-object ...
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Site restore breaks old Newsfeed posts

In 2013 we're seeing a consistent issue when restoring, copying, or moving sites around. All of the Newsfeed posts come over after the operation, but they can't be further commented on, "Liked", or ...
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Extract NewsFeed and use in a custom user control

Is it possible to use the news feed control in a custom user control page (ascx) ? I need only the message sender part of the newsFeed, which is displayed in following picture. So that I could send ...
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How to show text in the news webpart in SP2013?

I have a SP2013 portal. I didnt build it, but there is a webpart with news articles in it. I see only the title and a read more hyperlink. I would like to show also the first 2 rows of the news ...
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How to reverse GrantAccessToProcessIdentity(“Domain/User”)?

In our SP2013 on-premise farm, we have two web applications. One for standard team sites and one for MySiteHost. These 2 web application are running under two different IIS app pool with two different ...
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Microfeed web part / My Site News Feed 2013 customization

Based on my readings, the microfeed web part is located in Microsoft.SharePoint.Portal.WebContols.MicrofeedWebPart Anyone know where to find the ascx.cs file for this web part control? I need to ...
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Can I create multiple unique instances of the Newsfeed web part in Sharepoint 2013?

We've just been upgraded to Sharepoint 2013 and I am finding the Newsfeed feature to be very handy. So much, in fact, I would like to add a separate instance for the other non-interacting departments ...
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Posted notes on Newsfeed displayed incorrectly

I am finding it hard to find any information relating to how notes are posted onto newsfeeds with SharePoint 2013. In particular our mysite newsfeed is displaying notes used within libraries, blogs ...
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Followed Sites and Documents issues

I changed the host URL of the web application used for My sites. Everything is working except for Followed sites and Followed Documents. They are still retaining the old links - new link is ...
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How to display the Newsfeed within a Web Part

I have page where I'd like to display the Newsfeed (My Site) of the user currently logged on? It's for a site where the community feature will be utilised so auto displaying the logged on users ...
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How to create an entry in user's newsfeed when listItem is created?

I need to create newsfeed post when user adds an Item to a particular list in sharepoint online. I tried remote event receivers, workflows and sandboxed solutions without any luck. Can someone point ...
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Upload/Attach Video/Document Files in NewsFeed for MYSite

Can we attach/upload video or document file on NewsFeed Post like images can be uploaded and posted? Can this be achieved using OOB and how? How can I customize NewsFeed Webpart programmatically to ...
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MySite Newsfeed: Follow without Permission

Users can see Newsfeeds from pages they follow even without access permission to the page. When a user follows a page and afterwards his access permission is revoked he can still see all old and new ...
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NewsFeed text boxes - slow typing performance in Chrome

My users who are running Chrome are finding that making a post on the newsfeed to be quite painful because as they type into the text boxes the text they are typing frequently does not appear until ...
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Following a tag profile doesn't update newsfeed

We are using Sharepoint 2013 and when we upload a document and go into its Tags and Notes, we add a keyword: awesome. I can then click on the tag, go to its profile page, and select 'Follow' so that ...
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Extending the ConsolidatedNewsFeedWebPart Newsfeed Web Part in order to render custom Activity Events in SharePoint 2010 MySites

The title says it all and I imagine this question will evolve as more people provide input. I will try to update with the current answer and/or working code for all to use. The question is about ...
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Unauthorized access on microfeed workflow error

I'm trying to create a workflow for a newsfeed and I'm having issues getting it to start. Workflow steps is to log message to history list, send email, and log sent message. I've used the same steps ...
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Why does altering the height attribute for the input box on a sitefeed web part break its validation?

I'm working on a solution for a client which includes a newsfeed web part on the site homepage. For some reason the character limit for a newsfeed post isn't being enforced, by which I mean the ...
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Can you follow a calendar?

I see that you can set up to be emailed for alerts on a calendar, but as our organization is trying to dissuade users from using email for business processes and use Sharepoint for their one stop shop ...
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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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How can I count the number of posts & comments in a SharePoint 2013 newsfeed?

I need to count the number of posts & comments in a SharePoint 2013 newsfeed webpart on a page in a site. At the moment I can't see how to do this via Site Settings -> Report or Site Settings -> ...
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News feed customization

Is there possible to modify news feed webpart to display less information (to make it shorter)? And one more question - can I set alert to any new post or new topic on news feed? Not only my posts ...
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SharePoint 2010 Newsfeed settings for privacy

i hope you can help me with the following question: Who can see my Document or Workspace Activities in their newsfeed? A: Only colleagues who have access to the document or workspace B: All my ...
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Customization of activity feed for new colleagues

Is it possible to customize the activity feed to the MySite NewsFeed when a new colleague is added? For example, change the domain\userid text to display the DisplayName instead? Thanks, Tom
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How to fetch Linkedin Post in sharepoint site

I am trying to get Linkedin post in my sharepoint site. For this is there any app available in sharepoint 2013 or i need to use api ..please share step by step process. It will be helpful. Thanks ...
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Including tag from discussion and newsfeed

How can I retrieve posts containing a specific tag from Discussions and Newsfeed? I have a page in which I can filter posts based on specific tagID. Here's the query I'm using: ...
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Newsfeed webpart not working properly when using AAM, need advice/help

I have a webbapplication with two urls in the AAM default zone like this: Binding in the webbapp for https://url2.domain.com is done as well. I also tried the below setup but the behaviour is the ...
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how to fetch newsfeed from social network

I am creating an AppPart which should fetch Newsfeed from Facebook or twitter or some social network. I tried the following code ClientContext clientContext = new ...
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Newsfeed posts to followed site not syncing to My Site newsfeed (SP2013)

Posts made to the newsfeed on our main site collection (Home) are not syncing to the My Site newsfeed of those who "Follow" the site. However, posts to followed newfeeds on subsites of the site ...
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Daily email with newsfeed

I think the newsfeed on a mysite is one of the most important things in SharePoint 2013, because here i can see 'what's goin on'. So, i was thinking, for all those colleagues who didn't have time to ...
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Using Newsfeed as Employee Gratitude - default functionality?

I have activated the Site Feed feature on our publishing site based on this Answer: How to add Newsfeed webpart to SharePoint 2013? My client would like to leverage the OOB NewsFeed webpart so ...
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How can I add a newsfeed from a subsite to a page?

I have a site (A) with two subsites (B and C). Subsites B and C both have newsfeeds. I am trying to display the newsfeeds of B and C on a page on site A. This is all SharePoint 2013 and I haven't had ...
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Adding a site feed in sharepoint 2007

I'm using Sharepoint 2007 and would like to add a 'feed' to my site insofar as i would like it to be a newsfeed alerting the viewer to an upcoming event etc. is this an RSS feed? I cannot find ...
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Software for blogging / company news

Looking for an experts point of view. My company uses SharePoint for just about everything internal. We would like to integrate our company news/blog with our existing SharePoint architecture. I'm ...
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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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AllTasks.aspx Freezes

In SharePoint Online, newsfeed, the Tasks link freeze everytime i try to go to AllTasks.aspx It keeps refreshing the page a few times then crashes. I have tryied with every browsers, update office ...
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Calling API in hybrid SharePoint scenario

For a client I'm facing a challenge. We've got a hybrid SharePoint 2013 environment in which: Office 365 will contains the new yet to be built 'collaboration rooms' where people will collaborate on ...
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Is it possible to prevent “Site Feed” from putting commented posts on top?

We have a pretty busy site feed(on our landing page) and the behavior of the site feed sorting by latest commented post on top is not desirable for us so my questions is if there is any way to prevent ...
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SharePoint 2010 Recent Likes and Comments Newsfeed?

Is there an OOTB Newsfeed in SP 2010 that can show which documents have been recently liked / commented on a SP site? Based on my research, SP 2010 does not have OOTB capability to do this? The ...
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SharePoint links updated but now working

I recently changed my sharepoint web application link to https. The links of Newsfeed, one drive and sites updated to https also, but when I click at them the links go to a non existing location and I ...
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How do I extend the follow-functionality to include pages and have updates posted to the newsfeed?

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. My colleague Mikael Svenson has blogged ...
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SHP2013 - Link to MySite in newsfeed points wrong URL

In my main page when the user is logged in, there is a webpart (Micro Newsfeed one) which shows MySite activity for the user. That is working well, the problem comes when the user is a new one and the ...
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How to troubleshoot SharePoint 2013 Microsoft.Office.Server.Microfeed.MicrofeedException. Internal error code: 61?

I am trying to get access to SPSocialFeedManager from a web service published on the same host as SharePoint, using the following code: SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { using ...
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How can I query usage of “following (site, people, doc, tag)” and Newsfeed?

I would like to track each user's usage on newsfeed and "following". I want to query out the number and then componse into a report monthly. Do you have suggestion on how to start? Thanks. Mark
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Moving Discussion Boards, News Feed, Surveys SP 2013

We are using SharePoint 2013 and have to move Newsfeeds, Surveys and Discussion boards from one site collection to another. For discussion boards i found a very good script here on this page: Moving a ...
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How do Newsfeed work? I need to backup the feed

I need to make sure the Newsfeed within a project site can be archived somewhere. In the future maybe users need the archived content. But I am not so sure how it work (it store in project site or My ...