What is it?
Ning is an online service that allows users to create their own social networks and join and participate in other networks. Ning lets
creators of networks determine the site’s appearance and functionality, as well as whether the site is public or private. Most networks include features such as photos or videos, lists of network
members and events, groups within the network, and communication tools such as forums or blogs. No technical skill is required
to set up a social network, and there are no limits to the number
of networks a user can join. Ning offers no-cost networks, which
are supported by advertisements, or users can pay for premium
services that eliminate ads and let users choose network URLs
that are separate from the Ning domain.