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Save metadata on this list as social tags

On the UI, for a document Library settings, under "Enterprise Metadata and Keywords Settings" there is an option to "Save metadata on this list as social tags" Is there a way to activate this, ...
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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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Disable Share and Follow button

I followed the steps below to disable the "share" and "follow" buttons in Sharepoint: Disable Share Button Settings > Site Settings > User and Permission : Site Permission Click Access request ...
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Number of comments with SocialCommentManager.GetComments

In my custom webpart, I want to show the number of comments. I try to get this throug SocialCommentManager.GetComments and then return comments.Count. The problem is: I get only comments for the ...
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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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“I Like It” button on Sharepont 2010

I'm very new at this field, so my question might be so simple and "stupid". I was following instructions on the book "Sharepoint 2010 for dummies", and it says that I can share documents by clicking "...
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Bookmark/Tag using 'I like it' and 'Tags & Notes' features

I'm trying to implement a "Bookmark" functionality on my article pagelayouts in SharePoint 2010. I noticed that I like it and Tags & Notes are farm featueres, so they are visible on all the sites....
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Activate “Like” feature programatically in SharePoint Online

How to activate the "Like" option programatically on a custom list in SharePoint Online?
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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 ...
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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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Social Enterprise using SharePoint?

Did you implemented Social Enterprise-like SharePoint projects? Do you have some guidelines/best practices regarding this topic? Thanks!!!
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How to disable the Follow button across Farm using Powershell

Is there a easy way to disable the Follow Button across the Farm using Powershell.(This request is for SharePoint 2013) I am trying to do the same through DocAve - Policy Enforcer but it doesn't seem ...
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Blog Post Read More

I'm using SharePoint 2013. In our blog post we often use a lot 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 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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Is there a “Who Follows me” Web Part?

I need a WebPart similar to Colleagues WebPart, but to return which users have added me as a Colleague. Does it already exist? Or, how can I develop it? I'm using SharePoint 2010.
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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 SP.Social....
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How do I enable ratings for blogs?

I'm trying to add the rating feature for blog posts. Any solutions please?
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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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SharePoint 2013 follow button on webapplication is working for some users and not for others

I have SharePoint 2013 webapplication, on which some set of users can click on follow and it allows them to follow. For other set of users, the follow doesnot do anything. Any ideas on how to look ...
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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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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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SPS2SAppResourcePolicyException on SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 Provider Hosted App (on premise). When I try to make a social rest call I get the following error code: -2146232832, Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles....
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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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SharePoint 2013: Filter search results to only display content that I'm following

Is it possible to filter my search results in sharepoint 2013 to only return items that a user is following (sites, documents, etc). Thanks
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How do I get a list of followers for a content?

I need to know who is following a site a document or a tag. found how to get followers for the current user but not for a content.
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Is there a way to query for items a user has “liked”?

I am trying to pull together a list of items / documents a user has "liked." I saw that there's a crawled property ows_LikedBy, but no managed property, so I created a managed property LikedBy and ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2013 Community - How are they not integrated into the Newsfeed?

Yes, Yammer will replace social stuff with SharePoint Online. I still want to get the Communities to work the way they are supposed to work and right now they seem buggy / not useful. Suppose we have ...
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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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Customizing social tags and notes buttons on the ribbon

I want to change social tags and notes buttons in the ribbon, but I don't know how and even if it is possible. So we have 2 social buttons in the ribbon, I like it and Tags & notes. I want to ...
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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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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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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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Sandboxed solution; social tags?

I want to create a webpart to retrieve some of the social tags a user has used. This has to run in SharePoint Online ie a sandboxed solution. I have code which does the same, but already the first ...
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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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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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Does anyone know if it's possible to display the assistant in both the assistant field and the direct reports list for a manager (org chart)?

Does anyone know if it's possible to display the assistant in both the assistant field and the direct reports list for a manager (in the Organizational Browser chart). Manager-A has three direct ...
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Customize add colleagues email template

I need to customize the mail that is sent when I add a colleague in "my site" profile on SharePoint 2010 Environment. The below URL says it is not possible however want to check if you have any other ...
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How can I add a social tag to a page by using a custom script?

I wrote a script which I think is supposed to tag a page with a URL. I copied the URL which SharePoint uses to tag a page with "I Like It" when someone clicks on the I like it button. The URL is "...
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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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Sort pages by comments (note board items) count

I'm using Note Board (SharePointPortalControls:SocialCommentControl) for comments implementation in my custom page layout which is assignet to each page in Pages library. How can I sort these pages by ...
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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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How to get Social Features working on my site?

I had Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and in May 2011, I successfully migrated to SharePoint 2010. Now, I have the following SharePoint 2010 for Internet Sites with SP1 Form Based Authentication is ...
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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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REST API for following a site

Can anyone share the code and help me on how to follow and test if you are already following a site?
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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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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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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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Follow site programatically

In SP 2013 on prem, I am developing a web part using c#. All my functions work except follow/unfollow a site for a user. So I am turning here for some inspiration, looking for some code snippets or ...