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", written completely in Ruby using the open source framework Ruby on Rails, is yet another social networking site, but with a twist: it was created by a writer, for writers. founder Steve Spurgat is not a developer, but he knew right from the start he wanted his Web site to run on open source software. 'I'm drawn to the community around it.'

" is more niche-oriented than social networking sites like Myspace, Facebook, or even LinkedIn. Members upload their writing to be read and reviewed by other writers on the site, but before they can read reviews of their own work, they must earn credits by reviewing others' writing..."

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