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About Us

Ninua (pronounced nin-wa) has built one of the largest distribution platforms for news on social networks, connecting + 1,000,000 blogs and publications to the real identities of their writers and readers.


NetworkedBlogs is a user-generated blog directory and syndication tools for publishers. NetworkedBlogs is one of the largest news apps on Facebook.

Ninua News

Ninua News is a fun and social way to get bitsize news while going about your day. A user's interests are crisscrossed with what's popular among friends to serve up a personal, social view of the news.

Available on Android, iOS coming soon.

Meet the Team

Waleed Abdulla, Founder

Waleed thrives on hackathons, extreme coding, and solving hard problems. He holds an M.Sc. in computer engineering, is active in the community, and enjoys reading about entrepreneurship, business, and psychology.

Rafid Abdulla, Engineer

Rafid's favorite relaxation technique is inventing new solutions for complex mathematical problems. He holds an M.Phil. in Computer Science and spends his free time reading up on philosophy, AI, and quantom mechanics.

Tara Kelly, UX Design

Tara enjoys putting everything in order except her own closet. She has a formal design background, with a BFA from RISD. Tara joined the team in January 2010, and has since been melding NetworkedBlogs and Ninua News into a single, enjoyable entity.


Ninua is hiring.

If you're an obsessive problem solver, think of code as an art form, and want to get into a startup with incredible traction, contact jobs at

Advisors & Mentors

Dave McClure, Investor

One of the most well known investors in Silicon Valley. Dave provides an invaluable network of founders, mentors, and advisors.

Chang Kim, Advisor

Chang is a product manager at He provides clear insights into the blogging industry and loves product brainstorming.

Yee Lee, Advisor

Lee, VP Engineering at TaskRabbit, has 15 years web product design, coding, and launch experience. He's worked in teams that have produced 8 acquisition exits and an IPO so far.