GROU.PS, the largest competitor of Ning, welcomes Ning exodus

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The largest competitor of Ning is set to welcome millions of more networks who escape from Ning's continuously changing policies.

Network creators are very important for us and we warmly welcome them to GROU.PS for continued free service

Leading social groupware platform and do-it-yourself social networking provider, GROU.PS, today announced a new group, which will welcome millions of networks that escape from Ning due to the recently-announced death-of-free-networks policy of Ning.

"Today's decision of Ning has obviously frustrated many network creators who put a great amount of effort and time into growing their communities on Ning. Network creators are very important for us and we warmly welcome them to our platform for continued free service. Users won't notice any change and they will even be delighted with the innovative features that our platform proposes to them; such as ActivityRank, Social Beans and Elastic Modules." said Emre Sokullu, the founder and chief executive officer of the Palo Alto based company.

The assistance group can be reached from The group aims to connect GROU.PS community managers with dissatisfied Ning network creators who have decided to switch to the GROU.PS platform. The group consists of sections such as Forums, Video Tutorials and How-tos (in wiki format)

GROU.PS is a do-it-yourself social networking platform that allows people to come together and form interactive communities around a shared interest or affiliation. The company is privately held and headquartered in Palo Alto, CA with development offices in Istanbul, Turkey. GROU.PS was founded in early 2006 by Emre Sokullu. The site has more than 2.8 million registered members and 10 million monthly unique visitors. The company is backed by Golden Horn Ventures. For more information, visit

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