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StatusNote: Changing the default "What's Happening?" message to something else in the Person.aspx p

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 28, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Could somebody provide me a way to change the default message "What's Happening?" in a user's status (My Profile page) to something else?

Any help would be appreciated.

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