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Questions tagged [social]

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

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Post to newfeed when list items added or modified

I am trying to find a way for a user to "follow" a list or library in SharePoint 2013. Since SharePoint does not support this out of the box, our proposal is to create a hashtag for the library and ...
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Create a reference thread using Social Feed REST API (e.g. rating notifiation)

We are using SharePoint Social Feed as a social component in our company network, but without using the SharePoint UI. All things are done in a modern React based webapp using the REST API. In the ...
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how to change Image on Facebook Share

Below is the Html I'm using in My SharePoint Page to SharePoint Page on Facebook. <!-- Facebook --> <a href="http://www.facebook.com/sharer/sharer.php?u=http://SharePointSite/Pages/...
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adding comments and likes to an article page

As it is common in many organizations there is a roll up of 'news' based on article pages that feeds a content search web part. All of a sudden the requirement is to be able to 'like' and 'comment' ...
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Social buttons available on Central Admin but not on sites

The "I Like It" and "Tags and Notes" buttons are visible in my server's Central Administration ribbon. But only the latter is visible on my SharePoint site, and when a user clicks it, it allows only ...
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facebook share in sharepoint 2013 site

I'm trying to configure Facebook, twitter icon on SharePoint Pages. I have to share SharePoint page on Facebook. Like implemented here so is there any OOTB feature / web part for these social media ...
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SharePoint Newsfeed to alert everyone

We are using SharePoint Online (Office 365) in our company. We like the social features of the Newsfeed, however, we are, at the same time, missing the ability to alert everyone in the company if ...
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Social feed REST API return incomplete result inside a SharePoint app

Inside a provider hosted app I want to retrieve the social feed from the MySite. Unfortunateley I realized that threads, which are related to a site collection are completeley missing in the result ...
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Social Data Service: Problem reading comments and ratings with javascript

To read social info from the webservice i am using functions similar to this one: function getAverageItemRating(itemUrl) { var avg=0; if(itemUrl){ var soapEnv = "<...
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Backup comments from social database on SharePoint 2010

We have almost all our sites on SharePoint 2013 now and are working towards shutting our 2010 environment Down. One of the last sites on 2010 have used the Note Board function on pages as a Means of ...
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SharePointREST API unread/mention count

I like to retrieve unread/mention count using REST API but I do not know how to begin? Can anyone tell me how should I begin and do I need any credential when consuming the REST service?
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Note board as comment section

I have a note board in a page layout acting like a comment section. I've created a page based on this page layout to display a image slider. The slider is loaded based on an ID that's passed through a ...
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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 ...
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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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social comments web part comment datetime

I am using sharepoint 2013 social comment web part in my custom aspx page as follows <SPSWC:SocialCommentWebPart runat="server"></SPSWC:SocialCommentWebPart> Although this works fine, ...
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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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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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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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Community site, bad reputation

Just created a site collection based on the out of the box community site template. Farm version is SP1 Mark 2 (15.0.4571.1502). Added a few members, had a few posts and replies. Reputation and ...
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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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Like a list item function

I'm trying to implement the standard like function to a custom view I wrote. My code for getting the items, getting LikesCount and how I display them: <script type="text/javascript"> $(...
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How do I like an item on a discussion board via REST or JSOM

I have a discussion board with posts on it. Discussion Board 1 post1 post2 post3 I want to "like" the item in post2 in "Discussion Board 1". How would I do this via REST or JSOM. I have looked ...
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Accessing Site Newsfeed in Sharepoint 2013 via REST

I have a SharePoint system set up and a site created named 'testsite'. I can access folders and documents via different means respectively, e.g.: http://host.name/testsite/_api/web/...
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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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Stop Following a SocialActor doesn't work when the site doesn't exist

One of my users can't stop following one specific site. It appears on the .GetFollowed() array, but the site doesn't exist anymore, so when .StopFollowing() it says False and log says that Exception: ...
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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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Programmatically follow a site with JSOM but error message is a lie?

I try to follow a page with JavaScript Object Model. My solution is based on many examples in the web and should work... var siteActorInfo = new SP.Social.SocialActorInfo(); siteActorInfo....
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Web API with social.following

I would like to create a Web API which interacts with the SocialFollowManager. I want to be able to make a document unfollowed. The exposed Web Api will be later accessed by a mobile application. ...
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Get all social tag terms for documents in a document library

For the project I'm on, we have a component for integration between Dynamics CRM and SharePoint 2013 that's been developed offshore, and I'm currently working on improving the performance of the ...
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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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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 Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles....
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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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. However,...
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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 ...