9 Ways to Build a Social Network on the cheap

07/25/07 :: by moquito

http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/07/24/9-ways-to-build-your-own-social-network/

9 Ways to Build Your Own Social Network

The news may overflow with stories about the social networking giants, such as Facebook and MySpace, but a horde of companies are doing their best to reduce the fundamental features of these websites to mere commodities. These up-and-coming companies provide so-called “white label” social networking platforms that enable their customers to build their own social networks (often from scratch) and to tailor those networks to a …

2 Responses to “9 Ways to Build a Social Network on the cheap”

  1. brocksteady Says:

    Yeah, I’ve approached our developers about a couple of these sites in the past and they seem to think the code isn’t all that clean or scalable.

  2. Patrick Says:

    I’ve heard good things about Ning. I read a PHP book written by one of its developers.

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