Current status of the Ning Platform is always available on the Ning Status Blog.
What's your role? Network Creator (NC) or Admin?
Tell us a bit about your network (example: Creators is a community of Ning Network Creators who gather together to collaborate, troubleshoot, and share tips and tricks)
Former NC now using BuddyPress/WordPress. I learnt a lot here back when I first starting working with websites, kinda miss the place so check in pretty regular to see what's going on.