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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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Can you make users follow something?

We currently have groups of users that we'd like to push news out to their newsfeed. Obviously, their newsfeed is personal, but we've been selling it as the one stop shop for news pertinent for them. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to embed google news feed in sharepoint?

I am trying to embed google news feed into sharepoint 2010 via RSS webpart. I took the rss feed from the google news as like this. When I embed this into sharepoint RSS webpart it is showing feed is ...
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How to fetch Newsfeed using JSOM

Is there a way to fetch Newsfeed with Link to Hashtag and all rich content using JSOM? We are able to fetch Newsfeed but all text is coming in plain text whithout any link to Hashtags. Is there a ...
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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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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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Can we configure the newsfeed show up duration after servers reboot?

We have SharePoint 2013 farm. Our company users will visit their Mysite every working day (Monday to Friday). Last Saturday night we have rebooted our servers. On Monday, users found all the feed ...
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Sharepoint Online - Followed Site activity in Newsfeed

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013 Plan 1. I've been trying to search the internet for information about the issue but cannot find anything recent. So my problem/question is that why there are ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Newsfeed not showing up on personal sites

I have MySites set up and Newsfeed enabled thru the User Profile Service App, but on any given user profile, the newsfeed doesn't show up. I don't mean the common issue of seeing the newsfeed but no ...
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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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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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Web Part displayed in another Web Part

I'm trying to build a "news feed" on my corporation's sharepoint site. I do not have access to the files that sharepoint creates, neither the original structure of the site. I am limited to using the ...
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Conversations not showing in search results

I'm experiencing an issue where every other aspect of Search seems to be working as expected but when I do a search and select "Conversation" nothing ever shows. If I go directly to the results type ...
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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 ...