Ning Apps

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

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File it with Box.net Files

Looking for an easy way to manage, share and store your files online? Add Box.net, an OpenSocial application, to your profile page on Your Social Network on Ning.

Start by uploading documents and creating files. From here, you can instantly share files by making a unique website address and sending this to friends, family and colleagues. You can also collaborate with other Box.net file users to edit and share documents. Keeping your files online means you can access them from anywhere with no downloading. As a file creator, you have complete control over your documents’ privacy settings and can easily change them.

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thebizmo is the place to go

thebizmo is an OpenSocial application that enables members to search and purchase artists’ music, T-shirts and tickets right from your profile page on any of Your Social Networks on Ning. After working as a team in the music industry for 18 years, creators Alf, Lars and David started thebizmo. Check out our recent interview with David for some insight into this great OpenSocial application:

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Meet your match with Speed Dating 2.0

Bring the online dating scene to your social network on Ning with Speed Dating 2.0! For a fun and fast way to meet new people, add the OpenSocial application to your profile page and start socializing. Like traditional speed dating, you have five dates back-to-back, three minutes each. With Speed dating 2.0, all you need is a webcam to get started. Even if you aren’t looking for a date, you can find friends in your area. Art Harrison, Speed Dating 2.0’s developer, wanted to offer speed dating with a twist. Read on for our recent interview with Art to find out how he did it!

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Become an artist with Ortist

Show off your artistic side with Ortist! Once you add the OpenSocial application to your profile on any of your social networks on Ning, you can start creating your masterpiece. Whether you love painting graffiti or modern art, Ortist provides the tools to express any style. Draw, tweak then share with your friends. You can also use the play tool to view the step-by-step creation of your ort. We recently spoke with Arvindh Kumar about Ortist and how he developed the application with Vasanthakumar and Noel Gunasekaran. Read on the learn more!

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Bringing art to you with Daily Modern

From the Tate Modern to SFMOMA, modern art exhibits have gained popularity around the world. If your travels can’t take you to the finest art, add Daily Modern, an OpenSocial application, to your network on Ning! Each day a new piece is added for you to rate and discuss right from your profile page.

Find out how your favorite paintings do or just sit back and enjoy selection. Read on to meet the team behind the OpenSocial application in our recent interview with Daily Modern developer Ken Walton.

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Connect with GreetScraps!

Check out one of our newest OpenSocial applications, GreetScraps for a new way to connect with your friends. Create, send and receive greeting cards directly from your social network on Ning.

No matter what the occasion, GreetScraps covers it all. Popular categories include Halloween, Birthday and Friendship. Each card can be customized to suit your needs. You can also go a step further and create a personal greeting from scratch!

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