• Starting a Discussion

    Starting a Discussion Discussions allow you to ask a question, seek out suggestions, state an observation or assertion to get feedback, or report a problem. Members of your community can contribute by posting replies...
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  • @mentioning people, places, and content

    @mentioning people, places, and content When you use @mention, you can alert people, places, and groups that you’re talking about them and a notification of the activity flows into the Connections stream of the...
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  • Creating Custom Streams

    Creating Custom Streams Having the ability to create your own custom streams, or filters, allows you to customize the way you ingest activity across the site. While “Activity” surfaces site-wide activity ...
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  • Finding Your Stuff

    Finding your stuff There are a number of ways to help you find people, places, and content in your community. Searching, browsing, filtering, tagging, sorting, and bookmarking help you keep track of and locate the th...
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  • Liking and Rating Content

    Liking and Rating Content The liking and rating features give people in your community the opportunity to provide feedback on content or comments, which adds to their popularity. Liked and highly rated content shows ...
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  • Tagging Content

    Tagging content Tags are keywords that you and others assign to content to make it easier to find when you search for it. You can assign tags to existing or new content to describe it for people who might search for ...
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  • Bookmarking content for later use

    Bookmarking content for later use When you see a piece of content that you know you’ll want to use later, you can bookmark it. Bookmarking adds a link to that content in your list of bookmarks. It’s easy ...
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  • Viewing and responding to actions assigned to you

    Viewing and responding to actions assigned to you Your Actions page alerts you to things related to what you might need to get done.   Your Actions area is focused on just what it sounds like: things you need t...
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  • Interacting with activity that shows up in your inbox

    Interacting with activity that shows up in your inbox Your Inbox shows the activity that's most you-centric--the information that's sent directly to you and has your name on it. This automatically includes @mentions,...
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  • Creating a Status Update

    Creating a Status Update Status updates let you share what’s going on right now with others in your community. You can add links, pictures, or @mention a person, a place, or a piece of content to increase the v...
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  • Changing Your Email Notifications and Preferences

    Changing Your Email Notifications and Preferences When you are active in your community, you may receive email alerting you to activity on content and places you are following. Editing your preferences allow you to c...
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  • Uploading a Photo and Choosing an Avatar

    Uploading a Photo and Choosing an Avatar Your photo is a great way for people to "meet" and recognize you in person. You can upload up to four photos that people can see when they visit your profile. Your avatar lets ...
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  • Setting up Your Profile and Privacy Settings

    Setting Up Your Profile and Privacy Settings Setting up your profile is the first step to becoming active in this community. Your user profile provides other members with an easy way to learn about your experience, sk...
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  • Joining Existing Groups

    Joining Existing Groups Groups are areas that focus on a specific topic, where members can post questions and share related information.   1.  When joining an existing group, you’ll see that there ar...
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