Magnus Jern
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Send Invites from mobile
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 We are looking at building a mobile app using the NING APIs. We are quite happy with what we can do in terms of functionality but there is one major missing capability or feature. Currently there…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Magnus Jern Apr 12, 2011.

 

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Magnus Jern replied to Magnus Jern's discussion Send Invites from mobile
"Devin, Any news on when this could be supported? This is a really essential feature to make a community go viral. An interim solution is that we set up a script that "scrapes" the web interface and logs in on behalf of the user and sends…"
Apr 12, 2011
Devin replied to Magnus Jern's discussion Send Invites from mobile
"Magnus,   Good point, a personal invitation does result in you being friends once the invitation is accepted. I've passed along your needs."
Feb 11, 2011
Magnus Jern replied to Magnus Jern's discussion Send Invites from mobile
"Devin, thanks for this. The issue with the proposed solution is that this would then only be a general invitation link for the whole network and not for the individuals personal network (i.e. friends). The purpose of the community that we are…"
Feb 10, 2011
Devin replied to Magnus Jern's discussion Send Invites from mobile
"You could also launch the phone's email client with a pre-populated message that contains the invitation link. Then the only thing the member has to do is search through their address book for the people they want to invite."
Feb 10, 2011
Devin replied to Magnus Jern's discussion Send Invites from mobile
"Magnus,   You are correct, there isn't a way to send invitations at this time using the Ning API. I've added a feature request to our internal tracking system for this feature.   One workaround is to use an outside email service…"
Feb 10, 2011
Magnus Jern posted a discussion

Send Invites from mobile

 We are looking at building a mobile app using the NING APIs. We are quite happy with what we can do in terms of functionality but there is one major missing capability or feature. Currently there doesn't seem to be any way of inviting contacts without logging in on the web. This means that customers have to go to a computer or log-in to the web via the mobile to be able to invite friends. Is there anyway of getting around this?See More
Feb 8, 2011
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