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Branding SkyDrive/Newsfeed (Mysite) in SharePoint Online

We're in the middle of a massive SP2007 to SharePoint Online migration and were able to successfully rebrand our portal site in the cloud. The only portion we're having trouble with is matching our ...
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How to add Newsfeed webpart to SharePoint 2013?

I cannot see it anywhere: neither in Edit -> Insert -> Web Part, nor Edit -> Insert -> App Part. Do I have to enable a certain Feature to be able to use Newsfeed?
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Enlarge Newsfeed images on SharePoint 2013

I am a bit stumped why I have not found much information on this topic or why no one is asking the question. Maybe it is just not possible. My question being: Are you able to enlarge Newsfeed images ...
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Unable to @Mention someone in other Forest/Domain unless I am following the person

Please note that this question refers to the @mention functionality within a newsfeed (any newsfeed) only. This does not in any way refer to the ClientPeoplePicker control in general. The client ...
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Personal Blog not sending notifications on comments from users?

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and I'm talking about the regular "Blog" each user can have on his/her MySite if activated. When commenting is enabled and other users comment on blog posts, the author does ...
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Youtube preview in on-premises Newsfeed

I've seen a couple of demos where people add a YouTube link to their newsfeed, and a Facebook style thumbnail with a video preview is displayed. The same thing happens on my Office 365 account. For ...
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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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SharePoint MySite - Changing the notification email

SharePoint 2013 sends a notification email when you first setup your MySite. Does anyone know how can we update this email template. I see one of the ways is to update following key in SPSCore.resx ...
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Where are the uploaded pictures in the newsfeed saved?

When we upload a picture in the newsfeed (through the upload picture button) where does this picture go and where it is saved? Because, after some time the feed expires and stops showing the old ...
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News Ticker For multiple RSS Feeds

We are looking at putting a news ticker onto the front page of our site, we would like it to be a feed from various rss feeds on the site, so people can see what is happening on the site. I have found ...
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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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Site Feed doesnt work on Blank Site

If I create a team site and add a site feed to it, it works. It shows the title: Newsfeed, and input box and the line that says "It's pretty quiet here. Invite more people to the site." When I create ...
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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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Pass ID into URL for newform.aspx?

I have a display form and a list web part just below that. When users click "add new item" on that list web part, I would like for the values to automatically be populated. The url for the diplay ...
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newfeed items disappear

We have a 2013 farm with the social stuff enabled. People are complaining that whatever they post on newsfeed is being lost. I suppose that this is related to the distributed cache service, I read ...
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Access denied when uploading picture directly to newsfeed on teamsite

When trying to upload a picture directly within the Newsfeed on a teamsite I get "Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you" and the upload is aborted. Adding pictures to the Newsfeed from mysite ...
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Newsfeed sync problem

I have a newsfeed web part on my front page which is working just fine. On mysite i also have a newsfeed. This newsfeed is also working. The problem is that they are not syncronized. If i write ...
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News feed Sharepoint 2013

Cannot submit new posts to a MySites Newsfeed or to a MicroBlog on a Team Site in SharePoint 2013. "SharePoint returned the following error: Unexpected response from server. The status ...
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Social collaboration in SharePoint

I am looking for a solution where people in my company can easily share short informatoin including images in Sharepoint. Basically I am looking for something sort of www.yammer.com like, but within ...
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Newsfeed problem

I created a new site collection and when I click on the newsfeed link it goes to the newsfeed of another site collection. How should I do to solve this problem?
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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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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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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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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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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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Unexpected Error for My Interests and Newsfeed Settings [closed]

While accessing My Site -> My Interests and Newsfeed Settings, I am getting this error: Error An unexpected error has occurred. Troubleshoot issues with Microsoft SharePoint Foundation. ...
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How to implement a facebook like feed with comments and likes in SharePoint?

I require a web part in which feeds can be posted and users can comment and like on it.
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Limit the amount of posts for Newsfeed (Site)

Newsfeed (within a site, as a microfeed) works really nicely on Sharepoint, except for the fact that I can't limit the Newsfeed webpart to a certain height (or number of posts). It looks like it is ...
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Using C#, how can I programmatically retrieve and post to the feed that appears on a community site?

I have created a site using the Community site template. I want to post to and retrieve the threads that appear on the main page. I have tried to use the SocialFeedManager class from the client ...
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How to change sites,newsfeed,skydrive url?

personal sites, newsfeed and skydrive on the top bar to the right point to site collections on a webapplication on port 8001. I would like them to be on another web applcation on port 8005. I have ...
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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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Error loading items of MicroFeed from javascript

In order to do some migration I have to read several lists from my SharePoint from the client (I do not have access to the server console). So far fo rmost lists this worked pretty well but now im at ...
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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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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 ...
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Is it possible to have external content appear in news feed?

I have a SharePoint online environment and Social Cast running at work. The plan is to move the social aspect to SharePoint but what about all the content already in Social Cast? Is there some way to ...
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Generating an email alert for new post in site feed

I am working with sharepoint online 2013 and Sharepoint designer 2013. I wanted to generate an email alert for the Site Feed App. I wanted to send an email to a group of people with the posted ...
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Sharepoint 2013 -->Post asset library link to newsfeed

I want to post/embed links of files(video and document) from asset library to NewsFeed(SharePoint 2013). But when using GetPreview of link it gives null. String serverUrl = ...
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Multiple search webparts on one page possible?

I wanted to make the MySite look better for the users so I put a Standard ExistingCommunitiesWebPart on the MySite, specifically the Newsfeed page (default.aspx). The problem is that this WebPart ...
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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 ...