Social refers to any form of interaction between users in a SharePoint environment

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Adding Colleague to All Users

I am not sure the SharePoint 2010 social features are designed to work this way, but I would like to setup AD accounts that are tied to various departments within our company (HR, IT, Accounting, ...
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Get the last rated item in a SharePoint list

we have a SharePoint list with social rating feature enabled. On the homepage I want to display the "Latest Voted Item" of that list. Is it possible to get the last rated items in a SharePoint list ...
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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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Increase Comment Control page size

I'm rendering a Comment control on one of my pages. However, it only displays 5 comments before you have to page to the next 5 comments. How do I increase this page size? There is no attribute or ...
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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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SPO 2013 - Hashtag “Profile pages” and trending hashtags are both empty

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013. We can type in hashtags successfully in our discussion forum (community site), which is a subsite of our root site. We can also follow the hashtags that are ...
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Social Features with Trusted Identity Provider

I have a SharePoint farm with 2 web apps, one for content, organizational sites, etc. and one for MySites. We use a local (to the farm) ADFS to log in using smart cards, so there's two entries in the ...
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Follow sites suddenly broken SP 2013. Specific error

'Follow' functionality has recently stopped working in our Production environment. If you notice from the error, the URL is incorrect. It is prepending the server name twice. The URL should just be ...
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Configure Hashtag term set submission policy to closed

Is there any option to switch the submission policy of hashtag system term set to "closed"
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socialManager.isFollowed(socialActor) only returning 0 or false, but never true

Any ideas why I'm only getting 0 or false, but never true for result.get_value()? // Set IsFollowed correctly. var clientContext = SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var socialManager = new ...
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SharePoint 2013 mini “social” entreprise network

New to SharePoint, i need some advices about how to approach the following need... I am using SharePoint 2013 and This should be done in a single site. social networking module: This module ...
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Social Gratitude 2013 - Is there a way to tag a User in a regular Text Field

I can't find any info on this so I'm not sure that it is possible. I have a Gratitude web part where I would like to tag a user in a regular 'Single line of text' field. Can you use Social ...
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“Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you” when trying to access MySite

I'm receiving the error in the title when trying to access my personal site on the MySite Collection. I can fix this by adding "Full Read" permissions for "Everyone" on the entire web app but I'm not ...
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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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Use Custom Display Name When Using @ Tag

In our environment, we use lastname, firstname as the display name in Active Directory, but it was decided to make our social environment more "friendly" we would use firstname lastname as the display ...
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Cross-site publishing with star rating

We are setting up a cross-site publishing solution. Got that working fairly well following this tutorial. But we would like our users to be able to rate the individual items on the publishing side ...
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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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Powershell GetFollowedCount returns 0

Attempting to use PowerShell to obtain some social metrics from our SharePoint farm. One metric I wanted to get was the average number of sites users are following. The following script runs without ...
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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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Can I disable My Site and allow Social tools for users?

Are the My Site and Social Tools such as I like it and Tags & Notes intertwined? I have a subset of the user community that will not have My Sites. Will they see / can they use the tools via ...
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Is reading from SP Databases supported through Open Specifications?

Microsoft has documented certain things as part of their Open Specification. This includes SharePoint, like MS-UPSSDSP (PDF) which is documented as Specifies the User Profile Social Data Stored ...
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Increase Limit of 3 Mentions per Post

Using SharePoint 2013 social features/mysite. Just realized that there is a limit of 3 mentions (@ tags) per post in the microblog list for SharePoint 2013. Does anyone know of a way to increase that ...
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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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Backup and Restore Social DB (User Profile Service) Sharepoint 2010

Does anyone know the step by step to migrate User Profile Service (Social DB) from one farm to another different (the server name is different)? I need to restore all site collection comments
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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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Mac OS browsers do not update Newsfeed while hidden

Note - Using SharePoint 2013 social functionality (not Yammer). It has been reported (and confirmed) by my Mac users that when they have a browser (confirmed for Chrome and Safari) hidden in the ...
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How can I remove all ratings from a SharePoint document library?

I have a SharePoint 2010 document library in which I have enabled ratings. During testing, several people rated a number of documents, and now I'd like to reset all the documents back to zero. ...
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How to control what is shared on social media for SharePoint online public site

We have created a public-facing website for our company using SharePoint Online (Plan 1). We are supporting social media sharing of our pages for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+. In ...
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Comments and ratings on article page not visible to all users

I have a strange problem regarding the SharePoint article page comments and ratings. I added the comments control and the ratings control in my page layout. The rating and comments functionality works ...
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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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How do I “follow site” in SharePoint with SSOM?

I haven't found that much information online about how to utilize the Social Part of SharePoint 2013 by Server Object Model. To understand and follow my question better i recommend you going to this ...
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Sharepoint 2013 AverageRatingFieldControl Rating not supported

I've been trying to get the Rating control working inside a visual web part with no success. I've tried every example I could find online with the same result showing "Rating not supported". I assume ...
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how to enable like it and tags & notes in sharepoint 2010

my sharepoint site doesn't have i like it and tags & notes. i am already active Sharepoint Feature on Central Administrator "Social Tags and Note Board Ribbon Controls" but still not appear.. my ...
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Post MicroBlog message which includes Hashtags - InsufficientPermissions Error

I have a webpart in the master page which uses a jscript file to perform microblogging operations. This webpart has similar features like OOB NewsFeed part. There is no problem if I create a post ...
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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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Change the color of the blue sharepoint toolbar when clicking on the “Blog” option

We can change the color of the blue SharePoint toolbar by changing the color using the below code in the master page. div#suiteBarLeft{ background-color: red; } When we click on newsfeed, ...
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Access Denied when creating post using managed client object model

I am using .net client object model for MicroBlogging (Post with hashtags). I am getting access denied error. i am using below code const string serverUrl = "http://usfkl13as133v:9191/en-US/"; ...
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How do I change the Site Feed item limit? [duplicate]

My organization has a site feed web part on the home page of our intranet site where user's can post what's going on throughout the company. The current SharePoint default for the site feed is to ...
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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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SocialCommentManager GetComment Count on friendly urls

The function below returns me the number of the comments on a url. However, if the page saved with a friendly url, then the result of the function is always "0" Do you have any idea, how can I get ...
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Blog Post Read More

I'm using SharePoint 2013. In our blog post we often use allot of images and text so the current layout just doesn't work. I'm looking for a way to display a link to a read more page.
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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 to get Social Comment in SharePoint 2013 using JavaScript (REST) or Search?

I have added a Noteboard Web Part in my page. Now user is adding comments in Noteboard Web Part. I want those comments count. How can I get it using JavaScript? I am using SharePoint 2013. Is there ...
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Programmatically like a blog post with Reputation.SetLike Sharepoint 2013

I'm trying to like a blog post with Reputation.SetLike(string listID, int itemID, bool like) and I can't seem to figure out what exactly it's looking for as a listID. Searching around on the Internet ...
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Notification emails/ news feeds, can they be customized?

I am using the new webpart Sitefeed, and people is starting to interact with it! However our intranet is orange, but the notification emails received come with blue links. I wonder if there is a way ...
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AnalyticsHashTagWebPart Showing No Results

I have inherited a problem on a SharePoint 2013 on a project I have just recently joined. In the My Sites area of the SharePoint is the AnalyticsHashTagWebPart which shows as "Trending #tags". This ...
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Programmatically like a blog post

I've created a custom web part that includes a button to like a blog post and I'm trying to figure out how to implement it programmatically. I think I'm close but my GetAllLikers(postID) function ...
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Is it possible to programmatically enable ratings for a list in SharePoint 2013?

I would like to programmatically enable "Likes" (ratings) for a list in a SharePoint 2013 solution (object model or CSOM), but have not found any public methods available that support enabling ratings ...
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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 create a new (third) button besides i like it and tags & notes?

I'm trying to create a third button that sits beside the "i like it" and "tags & notes" buttons. So far I have managed to add my button on the ListItem and Documents ribbon tabs: ...