Userplane Scores Win With Community Connect

Los Angeles-based Userplane, a provider of community software for social networking sites, has signed on Community Connect as a customer. Community Connect, a provider of communities focused on U.S. ethnic groups, will use Userplane's instant messaging tools to create an online instant messaging service for Community Connect's web sites. Those sites include,, and Userplane is a provider of Flash-based, chat applications, instant messaging, and other online community tools.