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

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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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Why are my content ratings not displaying correctly?

I have a Sharepoint site with the "content ratings" feature enabled. This is how it displays on one of my pages with a list view: All's good so far, right? Except, I've actually rated each of these ...
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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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Working Twitter Feeds on Sharepoint 2013?

been trying to get a Twitter feed to work in SharePoint 2013 for some time but it just doesn't seem to be playing ball. I've tried a couple of methods (embedding the code straight in and also using ...
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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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Customizing social features in 2013

I'm looking at making use of the social features in 2013 but would like to tailor the UX / behaviour in some cases. I noticed that Microsoft advise against customization - ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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user comments in announcements

I want to enable user comments for announcements. What is the best way to do it? I have used microsoft.sharepoint.portal.socialcommentwebpart for comments on pages. But is there a possibility to use ...
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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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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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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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How do I change the Site Feed item limit?

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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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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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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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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Social Feeds - Read another user feed don't work internal code error 58

I'm quite desperate, I working on project when I'd like to impersotane users and create post on behalf of them, read theirs feeds and according of those do some actions. I have figured out how to post ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2010 Blog Site Custom I Like it locations

On A SharePoint 2010 blog site does anyone know if you can add the "I Like It" button to the blog post summary's. I would like to add the "I like it" through out the blog so users can tag "I like it" ...
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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: ...
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Export/Import SharePoint 2013 Social Data?

I know this is tricky question. For now I'm considering option just for one farm. I have done some research and this export should contains, basically it is microblogging: Conversations; NewsFeeds; ...
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Specifying an audience group on a comment

I'm trying out this Microblogger and I want to specify a target audience for each comment in the blog. So that different people see different comments depending on what audience group they belong to. ...
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Retrieve notifications with JavaScript

I want to incorporate social feed into my SharePoint webpart. I followed this tutorial: Code example: Retrieve social feeds by using the SharePoint 2013 JavaScript object model. Even if I used ...
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How do I run the social timer jobs in powershell?

As title says. I've applied ratings to documents and they, obviously, haven't appeared yet. Is it possible to use powershell to explicitly force these timer jobs to run immediately? I believe the ...
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How to get list of all users following a site

I wanted to get a list of all users who are following a specific site. I have looked in to SocialFollowing Manager (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj163133.aspx) and it seems to provide the ...
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Trending #tags webpart not working - SP 2013

We are having a problem with our "Trending #tags" webpart that is not displaying any data. It resides on the MySite host default page, (default.aspx). From my understanding #tags which are mentioned ...
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“I Like It” and “Rating” in Cross-Site Publishing scenario

There's a request to implement "I Like" and/or "Rating" functionality in Cross Site Publishing for an item showing as a catalog-item. There is a single page that displays the detail for the items ...