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How to Choose a Language with the Ning Language Editor

The Ning Language Editor is one of the most powerful tools at your disposal for customizing your network to the max. The Ning Language Editor helps you make your network interface [more…]

How to Change Your Ning Network's Welcome E-Mail Message

When new members join your Ning network, they receive a "welcome" e-mail message that essentially thanks them for joining and provides them with a link to your network. You can edit this welcome e-mail [more…]

How to Translate Your Ning Network to an Unsupported Language

Although Ning supports 18 languages, with so many languages in the world, you may need to translate your network to one that Ning doesn't support. Create a new translation: [more…]

How to Edit Applications on Your Ning Profile

All the applications that you add to your Ning profile page have an Edit button at the top-right. If you want to edit your application, you can easily do so: [more…]

How to Add a New Page to Your Ning Network

You can easily create and add a new page to your Ning network as you create new content for your social network. To add new pages, you use the Ning Tab Manager. [more…]

How to Add a Favicon to Your Ning Network

By default, your Ning network’s network icon appears as its favicon (only smaller). However, you can also add a different favicon to your Ning network, if you want. [more…]

Allowing Other Members to Download Music You've Posted on Ning

So you've posted music selections on Ning, and now others want you to share. If you trust the other Ning network members to do the right thing by copyrighted music, you can allow Music Player tracks to [more…]

How to Add Notes to Your Ning Network

Notes is not included by default among the features that launch with your Ning network, so before you can add any notes, you need to make sure to add Notes as a feature to your Ning network: [more…]

How to Moderate Comments on Your Ning Comments Wall

Anybody in your Ning network can leave you a message on your Comment Wall: People leaving messages don’t have to be your friends. Ning provides you the means to control what appears and what doesn’t on [more…]

How to Customize Your MySpace Page with Online Resources

Although MySpace is highly customizable, most of the tools for dressing up a MySpace page are actually not provided by MySpace. A whole new class of online resources has popped up to help MySpace users [more…]

How to Use Online Resources to Customize Your MySpace Page

Although MySpace is highly customizable, most of the tools for dressing up a MySpace page are actually not provided by MySpace. A whole new class of online resources has popped up to help MySpace users [more…]

How to Add Photos to Ning One by One

If you have only a photo or two that you want to upload to Ning, or if you’re having problems with Ning's bulk uploader, you can use the simple uploader: [more…]

How to Control E-Mails You Receive from Ning

E-mail is one of those mixed blessings. You have to be thankful for it, but it can be a disgrace when it’s out of control. Thankfully, networks on Ning give you very fine control over what e-mails you [more…]

How to Add or Accept Friends on Ning

Friends in social networks, as in real life, are the people you trust enough to tell them things you wouldn’t share with others out there. You can add friends to your Ning account and accept friendship [more…]

How to Block or Remove Friends on Ning

Occasionally, you may be annoyed by someone who's your friend in a Ning network. You can block such a user without removing him or her as a friend. And sometimes, friendships get tarnished, so you want [more…]

How to View Photos on a Ning Network

When you join a network on Ning, you can check out the photos provided by the other network members, as well as mark photos you want to keep tabs on as Favorites. [more…]

How to Manage Facebook’s News Feed and Live Feed

Your Facebook home page gives you two views to help keep up with family and friends: News Feed, which is an aggregated and summarized view of your friends’ activity, and Live Feed, which is a constantly [more…]

Finding Bargains Using Twitter

Twitter is more than just a micro-blogging site for those with minutae to share and the short attention span to do so. Following some larger names on Twitter can help you get lower prices on the things [more…]

Managing Twitter with Twitter Clients

If you follow a lot of different people on Twitter, you can download some great tools to help you keep track of their latest news more easily. Twitter is an amazingly useful tool to keep in touch with [more…]

Twitter Enhancements: Tweeting Pictures and Music

You can add pictures and sounds to your tweets on Twitter. Twitter was originally designed to post short messages of less than 140 characters via your computer or cell phone, but it's taken on a life of [more…]

How to Search Twitter

Like Google, Twitter allows you to search for content that interests you. It may sound weird that Twitter is beating Google in real-time search, but a little reflection shows that there's some sense behind [more…]

Use FriendFeed to Consolidate Your Social Networks

With all of the social networks and information feeds available today, it can be hard to keep track of everything. FriendFeed is a social network that lets you consolidate your information sources in one [more…]

How to Use FriendFeed to Keep Track of Your Friends

Even if your friends don’t use FriendFeed, you can still use this service to keep track of their information. You first need to set up your own FriendFeed account [more…]

How to Sync Your MySpace and Facebook Status Using Twitter

If you've got multiple social media accounts, such as MySpace and Facebook, it might be hard to keep every account synchronized and up-to-date when it comes to your status [more…]

Getting to Know the TypePad TypeLists

In TypePad, you use the TypeList feature to add to your blog's sidebar. A TypeList is TypePad's way of organizing sidebar information without requiring you to mess with your blog's template code. TypeLists [more…]

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