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What are Networks?

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Networks  » What are Networks

Networks of Interest

 

   What are Networks of Interest, or Networks and how do they work?

 

   Networks are a list of feeds that you may chose from with contents of interest that you may want to participate in. For instance, if you like the Great Outdoors, but don’t wish to friend everyone who shares your same interest, well, great news! We have a solution for you. You can choose main topics of interest in the Outdoors Network and see posts, articles, classifieds, pages and so much more from people you don’t have to friend. You can even comment and inquire as needed.

 

 The great part with Networks is, it keeps your “My Network” clutter free of nothing but the content that your friends post or share. You can view the networks of your choosing when you want. If you get tired of friend drama, or just want to see what is happening in the feed of your interest, you click on it from the menu below your activity feed.

 

 If you want to see posts from people in the Public Network to see what is new, you can easily switch from My Network to the Public Network. Once you are done there, you can select any other type of network chosen during the signing up process or from your profile settings.

 

 Anytime you want to add to or remove yourself from a network, all you have to do is update your profile. How do you do that, you may ask? That’s easy. Click here for an easy tutorial on Edit My Profile. If you are unable to use the tutorial, please feel free to visit the following link

  https://www.schmules.com/members/edit/profile 

 

 

   What networks are available to me, you might ask? Glad you asked. Below is a list of available networks and what can be posted in them. With the vast number of specific networks, we created networks in the top ranking interests. We apologize if you are unable to locate a network specific to your interest. Feel free to create a Group or Page of your interest if you are unable to locate a specific network. 

 

 My Network
My Network is the network you use for creating and sharing content with members on your friends list. The only people who can view the content on "My Network" are your friends. 

 

  Public Network
Everyone is required to join this network when they sign up. You are not required to use it unless you want to. When creating any type of content, may it be a post, articles, groups, pages, classifieds, jobs, recipes, petitions, events or polls; you have the option to share that content publicly in the Public Network, with your friends in your My Network, or if it is content specific to a certain interest that we have a network available, you may share it there.

Networks are a fantastic tool in sharing content we have interests in, but don't require us to friend or follow everyone. Sometimes it is easier to locate content of interest by scrolling through your network, especially if your not joined with all the Groups of that particular interest, or by liking Pages of that interest. It is also a fabulous resource for connecting with people of common interest when you come across their content in our networks. For more information on the Public Network and how to use it, please click here

 

  Animals Network (choose one or all)

For the animals, we chose the top three livestock and the top two pets for the animal categories (see below) along with the Barnyard Network, for members to post in whichever network of interest. For those that have asked, we must limit our animal networks to the ones listed. We are unable to add more at this time. For more information on the Animals Network, click here.

   Non animal specific network related content and members mis-posting may be deleted. 

 

  Barnyard Network
This network is for anyone with an interest in barnyard animals (chickens, pigs, ducks, geese, alpacas, llamas, as well as equipment for those barnyard animals, etc.) who want to view/create related content and share with like-minded people. To find out more about this network, click here. This network is not exclusive to the above mentioned animals, it is for any/all of that general domesticity.

 

  Bovine Network (Cattle)
This network is for anyone with an interest of bovines - cattle, buffalo, yak, etc. who want to view/create related content and share with like-minded people.  

 

  Canine Network (Dogs)
This network is for anyone with an interest of canines - puppies, dogs, wolves, coyotes, etc. who want to view/create related content and share with like-minded people. 

 

  Caprine Network (Goats-Sheep)
This network is for anyone with an interest of goats, sheep, muskox, etc., who want to view/create related content and share with like-minded people. 

 

  Equine Network (Horses)
This network is for anyone with an interest of equines - horses, donkey's, mules, zebra, etc. who want to view/create related content and share with like-minded people. 

 

  Feline Network (Cat)
This network is for anyone with an interest of felines - kittens, cats, bobcat, etc. who want to view/create related content and share with like-minded people.
 

 

Armed Forces Network
This network is for anyone who is in one of the branches of the United States armed forces, wants to be, is former armed forces, or supports that branch of the armed forces. The available branches under the Armed Forces Network that you can choose one, or all, are the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Army National Guard or the Air National Guard. To learn more about the Armed Forces Network and what you can post or share there, click here

Special Operations Network

The Special Operations Network is not associated with the Armed Forces Network. Due to privacy issues with being part of a clandestine community, we've created private networks available to the Special Operations community, but you must meet stringent guidelines to be added. To find out more about the Special Operation network and see if you may qualify to join, click here.

  

  Arts & Crafts Network
This network is for anyone with an interest of arts & crafts who want to view/create related content and share with like-minded people. Certain criteria apply. To find out more about this network, click here

 

  Collecting Things Network
This network is for anyone with an interest of collecting things who want to view/create related content and share with like-minded people. Certain criteria apply. To find out more about this network, click here

 

  Constructing Network
This network is for anyone with an interest of constructing things. Each of the following is a network under the Construction Network category: Furniture Building, Home Construction/Improvement, Leather Tooling, Metal Working, Welding or Woodcarving who want to view/create related content and share with like-minded people. Chose one network or all of them. Certain criteria apply. To find out more about this network, click here.

 

  Outdoors Network
This network is for anyone with an interest in the great outdoors. Each of the following is a network under the Outdoors Network category: Archery, Backpacking/Hiking, Boating, Camping, Canoeing/Kayaking/Rafting, Climbing/Rappelling, Diving (Snorkeling-Scuba), Fishing, Gardening, Hunting, Mountaineering, Shooting, Sky Diving, or Water Sports 
who want to view/create related content and share with like-minded people. Chose one network or all of them. Certain criteria apply. To find out more about this network, click here.

 

  First Responders Network
This network is for anyone with an interest of or supporting first responders who want to view/create related content and share with like-minded people. Chose between  network or all of them. Certain criteria apply. To find out more about this network, click here.

 

  Fitness Network
This network is for anyone with an interest of fitness who want to view/create related content and share with like-minded people. Certain criteria apply. To find out more about this network, click here.

  Food & Beverage Network
This network is for anyone with an interest of food & beverages who want to view/create related content and share with like-minded people. Certain criteria apply. To find out more about this network, click here.

  Motorized Network
This network is for anyone with an interest of anything motorized (planes, trains, and automobiles) who want to view/create related content and share with like-minded people. Certain criteria apply. To find out more about this network, click here.

  Self Interest Network
This network is for anyone with an interest of personal interests who want to view/create related content and share with like-minded people. Certain criteria apply. To find out more about this network, click here.

  Sports Network
This network is for anyone with an interest in sports who want to view/create related content and share with like-minded people. Certain criteria apply. To find out more about this network, click here.

 

   Posting Content

Non network related content and members mis-posting may be deleted. For instance, if a member posts a classified of a couch for sale in the Arts & Crafts Network - may it be by mistake or not - a Schmules Admin will delete the content and may delete the member as well, depending on the content created in that network. 

 

Happy Networking!

 

 

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