The company claims that it is used by people from over 200 countries.Available interface languages include Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese and Turkish.plugins are available for free download that allow contact synchronization with Lotus Notes, Microsoft Outlook, Windows Address Book and Outlook Express.It also allows manual CSV File import–export and has a Firefox search plug-in.Her sharp-tongued, no-nonsense and down-to-earth style has helped her hit the jackpot with matchmaking programme, which featured parents sitting beside the stage as consultants for their children when choosing partners, created a lot of buzz and a great deal of controversy because of some parents’ male chauvinism and patriarchal comments.Jin deflected the criticism by saying the show served as a platform for presenting reality and for people to discuss and reflect on such issues.
The platform serves as the infrastructure for corporate groups, including IBM, Mc Kinsey, Accenture and others.
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 from €6.35 to €9.95 depending on the billing interval you choose and the country you are from.
XING has a special Ambassador program for each city or region around the world with a substantial constituency.
The Ambassadors hold local events that promote the use of social networking as a business tool, letting members introduce business ideas to one another, and get to know each other on a personal level.