Ning Collapses, No Longer Free

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Talk about a company falling apart. After Ning’s CEO Gina Bianchini left the company, she was replaced by COO Jason Rosenthal. Jason has some big plans ahead including cutting the staff by 40 percent and removing the free version of the site. The reason? While it wasn’t stated, we can pretty much guarantee that Facebook Pages now owns the free community market and Ning is now putting all the company’s efforts into the free version.

It’s a pretty big hit for the company, but all the writing was on the wall despite Bianchini suggesting the company wasn’t...

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