Ning Apps

A spotlight of the various Ning Apps available on your network.

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Take aim with Darts 501

Want a fun activity for your profile page? Check out Darts 501, an OpenSocial application that can be added to Your Social Network on Ning.

To start playing, join a table to compete against another player. You and your opponent will alternate throwing a round of three darts. For each round, the scores are calculated so you can see where you stand.

Darts 501 was created by J2Play. If you are looking for an additional challenge, J2Play also offers Darts Crickets, another exciting version of the game. To brush up on your dart knowledge, check out the rules here then take aim with J2Play’s dart games.

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Meet the band with Kyte

Kyte OpenSocial applications bring your favorite bands like Simple Plan, Jonas Brothers and The All-American Rejects right to your profile page. By adding any of these OpenSocial applications to Your Social Network, you will have access to exclusive features and footage.

On top of having new tunes and blogs at your fingertips, you can also get to know the real side of the band. Tune in for live mobile shows complete with informal interviews and backstage footage. You can also scroll through old shows at any time and even produce your own channel for other viewers to watch. Each application has its own chat feature so you can discuss the bands latest shows and songs with other fans.

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Customize with Hypercube

Customizing your profile page with your favorite widgets, songs and videos can be done from one spot with “Hypercube,” an OpenSocial application.

Once you add Hypercube to Your Social Network on Ning, you can scroll through more than 150 publishers, each with a variety of embeddable content. Whether you are an expert or beginner with widgets, Hypercube’s set-up makes it easy to find and add the content you want on your profile page.

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Words of Wisdom

You can use your profile page to give other members a peek into your life and interests. In addition to showing off your favorite photos, videos and songs, OpenSocial applications are another effective way to customize your page.

“Quotes Book” builds upon this customization even further to show more than your interests. You can now shed some light on your beliefs and thoughts by displaying your favorite quotes. To start, add this OpenSocial application to your profile page on Your Network on Ning.

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Voicemails, right on your profile page

Take messaging to the next level with the “Internet VoiceMail Inbox Gadget.” Once you subscribe to the service and add this OpenSocial application to Your Social Network on Ning, you can receive voicemails on your site and check your voicemail inbox right on your profile page.

Getting started is quick and easy. First, sign up for a WebPage VoiceMail account at internetvoicemailnetwork.com. It runs $5.00 per month on the annual plan through Paypal, and there is a 30-day free trial after the signup. Next, you can personalize your “Call Me” recorder page. This is the page members will be brought to when they click to leave you a message on your profile page.

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Fun and Games with MindJolt

From fighting aliens to escaping a maze, playing card games to solving a puzzle, “MindJolt Games” has you covered. If you are looking for an easy way to play hundreds of games in one place, then MindJolt is the OpenSocial application for you. Have some fun on your profile page by adding MindJolt.

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