Tag: Ning

Ning: The Marmite of Social Networks.

You love it or loathe it. I’ve recently read several posts singing the praises of Ning. I’ve had an account on it for quite some time & I’ve yet to learn to love it in the way that some do. It does have some very good points – quite a lot in fact: It’s very…

7 Things You Should Know About Ning

EDUCAUSE CONNECT’s latest 7 things you should know is about Ning. I’ve mentioned Ning in the past, including the fact that I find it frustrating that it requires a lot of logging in. My fear for using it for social networking in Education, is that if you have one network per unit / subject (whatever…

User centric or Community centric?

Several people have been talking about Ning recently – it’s come up in discussion with my students – “egrommet” has used it with his students, Josie noted that several of the nominations for this years Eddies were Ning based communities. I’m just not sure about Ning. I find it irritating that I have to login…