An online platform for people and organizations to create custom social networks.
Ning offers customers the ability to create a community website with a customized appearance and feel, feature sets such as photos, videos, forums and blogs, and the service layers in support for “Like”, integration with Facebook, Twitter, Google and Yahoo!.
There are over 90,000 (as of June 2011) social websites, known as Ning Networks, running on the Ning Platform.
The word "Ning" is Chinese for "peace".
Ning, Inc. is owned by Glam Media and, the operating company, has its headquarters in Palo Alto, California.