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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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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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“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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...
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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Alerts for social notes

I am to develop an alert system for the social notes functionality in SharePoint 2010. I could write a timer job looping through all pages and look for new notes since last run, or loop through all ...
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Social Networking in SharePoint 2010?

We would like to extend the functionality of Sharepoint 2010 to improve the Social Networking Features. We want to trace a SharePoint 2010 user events, whatever he/she performs on the site collection ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Social Notes from other users disappearing on some page loads

For random page loads social notes from other people dissapears. The persons own notes are shown. In some cases this happens every two pageloads, when doing testing by constant refreshes of the page. ...
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Cross-Farm Social Features in SharePoint 2010?

We have two separate SP2010 Farms, Farm-A has a "TeamSite" web-application and "Mysite" is hosted on Farm-B. User Profile service is hosted on Farm-B and consumed in Farm-A. My Requirement is: ...
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Deleting SocialComment / Note using object model

The CommentId Property of SocialComment is marked as Internal. How can I then delete a specific SocialComment given an ID?
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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...