Monthly Archives: December 2005

Season’s Greetings from Ning!

Christmas village on the piano, from Cedric Savarese

The whole Ning team would like to wish all our users the happiest of holidays. Relax, celebrate, enjoy! (And when you’re done, tell us all about it.) You may have noticed a few extra goodies from us in the past week, and there’ll be plenty more in the coming year. We’re looking forward to sharing them with you!

Taking a Short Break

Good morning from California! I just wanted to let everyone know that we’ve taken Ning down for a little break.

We discovered something we did during maintenance last night has caused error messages in most of the social apps running on the Playground. We’re looking into this now and hope to be back up in the next few hours. Thanks for your patience. We appreciate it.

Badges badges badges…

For centuries, mankind has pondered the question of badges and whether we need them. Some have said: No, we do not need them, and furthermore, they smell. But these people have usually been angry and moustachio’d. Others have said: Actually, we quite like them – could we have some more please?

Badges are useful for communicating simple messages, usually about the wearer; such as “I rather enjoy cake”, “I have 117 cats” and “I believe you to be angry and moustachio’d“.

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