Chris Paton is a medical doctor, consultant and researcher. He specializes in the area of “Health Informatics,” which is all about using technology to enhance the provision of healthcare. One of the ways that Chris has been using technology over the years is to create online eLearning communities to help health professionals with their continuing education. The first community he created is called New Media Medicine and has been running for about 10 years, now with over 100,000 monthly users.
Simon Cantlon is on a mission to document the power and allure of the American open road. And he’s using Ning as the community hub for the project. He’s producing an interactive documentary film and book called The Motels of Route 66. The project will explore the stories of the motel owners, the architecture, the travelers and the road itself, which runs between Los Angeles and Chicago.
No other element or feature of a social network elicits as much venom or praise as the member profile page. Why? It’s simple:
Profile pages on social networks represent the very heart of freedom, self-expression, and the ability to make something uniquely your own.
A profile page is all mine to do (almost) anything I want with it.
Profile Page Features
So, this is my profile page on Ning’s Network Creators: