Posted by: R Manimaran | December 20, 2013

What’s New in SharePoint 2013: NewsFeed & Facebook style micro-blogging

What’s New in SharePoint 2013: NewsFeed & Facebook style micro-blogging

SharePoint 2013 provides NewsFeed to do Micro-Blogging and sharing the thoughts as we are doing in Facebook.

Pointing a User and Post a Comment : Mentions

Type the ‘@’ followed by the user you want to point. Auto suggestion is also available as below

Here Satish mentioned my name and did a Comment “Hi Mani ..” which is available in the “Mentions” tab of my page.

How many people did a “Like”:

Adding Pictures:

We can add the picture allow as a comment as shown below:

Where these entries are getting stored:

This News Feeds are stored in a SharePoint List named “MicroFeed” which gets created when a News Feed is added.

Click Gear icon in top of the page and select “Site Contents”.

Inside the Microfeed list we will have entries for the NewsFeed lists. Currently I have two News Feed entries which are available as below.

Clicking the Title link will show all the entries that is done in NewsFeed.

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