See all recent activity and where you can update your status from the news area, clicking into the Most Recent activity or any other news stream.
Click Create in the bottom left corner of the Jive Mobile App
Anyone in the community can see your status updates. They are totally visible so should be considered the same as the kind of content you might tweet.
Status updates let other people in the community know what's going on right now in a short form. Updates provide a great way to communicate what you're up to by using a quick, specific message, such as "We went live today! " or "Teaching a training class all day!" Post a new update as frequently as you want. You can use plain text, include links, or even add a picture: add an @mention if you want to make sure your status shows up in the right people's Communications area.
Status updates let you interact with others in the community. You can also delete your own updates, see who liked them, see other people's updates, and several other fancy things.
Here's how I would distinguish when you would use a Status Update versus a discussion:
No - nor can you do so in mobile
Yes, they are included in search, you just can't filter to only see Status Updates in your results.
Is there an option to have status as one of the options when you click your avatar in the top right hand corner? You could then post a status update in a quicker, easier and more logical way than the above which requires going to news and then selecting most recent. It would also be an easier way to remember. Community guru Deirdre Yee any thoughts about this?