The internet is buzzing with the news of Ning – a build your social network service provider, hosting it’s 1000000th social network. The Ning blog reported this  recently. Ning was co-founded by Marc Andreessen and Gina Bianchini. Ning, which had its initial beta launch in 2005 and ‘full’ launch in 2007, makes it easy for people to create niche social networks focused on the topics they care about. Anyone can start a new social network on Ning. So you could try your hands on it to start a new social network.

The count of unique visitors to Ning has been increasing considerably every year. Hence, reaching the miletone of hosting 1000000 networks. There are not many active users and active networks as of now in Ning. Ning now has 22 million registered users, about 6.1 million of whom are considered active. Out of the million networks, about a fifth are currently active. However, these figures are more than enough to keep running Ning successfully.

Some active networks on Ning Ellen DeGeneres show, rapper 50 Cent’s, and Harry Potter and Twilight fans, for example. Ellen DeGeneres show, rapper 50 Cent’s, and Harry Potter and Twilight fans, for example. Active premium networks and ad revenue helps Ning to go on.

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