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Name: Xing

XING (named openBC/Open Business Club until 17 November 2006) is a social software platform for enabling a small-world network for professionals. The company claims that it is used by people from over 200 countries. Available languages include Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Swedish and Turkish. By displaying how each member is connected to any other member, it visualizes the small-world phenomenon. The platform offers personal profiles, groups, discussion forums, event coordination, and other common social community features. Basic membership is free. But many core functions, like searching for people with specific qualifications or messaging people to whom one is not already connected, can only be accessed by the premium members. Premium membership comes at a monthly fee of 5 € (around 7.50 USD). The platform uses https and has a rigid privacy and no-spam policy. XING provides its paying members very easy email access to any members.

Required Action

- Kosovo is not listed as a country in Xing.com.
- Kosovo need to be added as a country to their database.

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Status:In Progress
Emails sent: 188

18 September 2013
Message from XING via Twitter:
“Thank you very much for the hint. I will pass on your feedback to our product organization for discussion.” [1]

17 September 2013
Xing.com case is open for public.
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Contact Details

Xing HQ
Hamburg, Germany
Website: www.xing.com
Twitter: @XING_com
Category: Social Network
Founded: 2003