how to change defaut text of the StatusNote

In mysite you have a statusnote with the default text “What’s happnig” and users need to add the data in this field. How to change the text. There are different methord to change but i will use one of the easyest.

open your master page in SPD:

add these scripts under the statusnotescontrol

<script type=”text/javascript”>
var whats = document.getElementById(“IdentityStatus_ctl00_PlaceHolderMain_ctl02″).childNodes[0];
if (whats.innerHTML == “What’s happening?”)
whats.innerHTML = “custom text here”;