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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Creating a Social Network by Angela Crocker

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The Birthdays Feature

Finally, if appropriate, the birthdays feature highlights members’ birthdays to the rest of the membership for purposes of celebrating, honoring or, perhaps, good-natured old-age teasing of fellow members. Only those members who enter their birth date and set their privacy controls to share it publicly are listed in the birthday announcements.
Overall, there are many, many features that can be part of a network. Some platforms, like Ning and Wall.fm, offer a limited set of available features similar to those just described. Other services, like BuddyPress, have many developers creating and sharing new features for the platform. And then there is the limitless potential of features developed for custom networks through ...

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