|EdTech Tool Name:||Ning|
|Bref Description:||A social-collaboration platform that allows users and groups to create and participate in custom social networks.|
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|EdTech Tool Usage Keywords:||Publishing, Collaboration, Community Management|
|EdTech Tool Uses:||Ning provides educators with strong and powerful personal learning networks where they can meet up with other like-minded teachers and expand their professional networks - see link in the 'further information weblinks' section.|
|EdTech Tool Pricing Structure:||Free trial (e.g: 30 days) then need to pay for it|
Other: 14 Day free trial thereafter three price levels of €22; €45 and €82 per month.
|Comment:||Ning allows users to create their own communities and social networks around specific interests with their own visual design, choice of features and member data. The central feature of Ning is that anyone can create their own social network for a particular topic and catering to a specific membership base. A Ning community can be integrated with online services like Facebook, Twitter and Google.|