Buddy Press Turns Wordpress Into Social Network

I have been working on a way to integrate social networking into the Social Times website. I have looked at a lot of options one of which was enabling users to create wordpress accounts and leverage the blogging platform to enable users to interact with each other. Soon after my exploration began a few days ago I came upon a new site: BuddyPress. According to the Buddy Press website, “BuddyPress will completely transform a vanilla installation of WordPress MU into a fully functional social network platform.”