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GINA BIANCHINI
Current Status: Niche network provider



Changing The Game By: Offering a platform for the masses to create their own specialized web communities. A social network for wine connoisseurs? Why not? For organic foodies? Of course! For rabid fans of rapper 50 Cent? Absolutely. Everyone has a passion online, and Ning has capitalized on it, with almost 4,000 new Ning networks created every day. Four years after its creation, Ning boasts 36 million users and counts more than 1.6 million Ning networks of people connecting around a topic, person, or interests. Welcome to the future of social networks.



Tweeted This: “The most successful social networks on Ning have a hook -- a reason for knowing why you should be there and what you're going to do there.”



Must Click Link: Ning.com
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