Community Netiquette: How to Avoid Stepping on Virtual Toes

Community Guy

Learn a little about the membership. Before you engage with the community at large, always track down that community’s leadership, be it a webmaster, an elder member, or administrator. Everything is global. The global nature of the internet combined with the widespread interest of nearly everything from knitting to tech support to gadget lust means that great communities attract large audiences. Understand what kind of global breakdown the community actually has.

Harnessing the power of informal employee networks

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

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Feature Rich User End, Advanced Admin Console, Paid Membership Integration, Flash Instant Messenger and Chat, Fulfeatured Modules&# Boonx “Use flexible and powerful community software and implement your brilliant idea in real life.

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What If Everything Ran Like the Internet?

How to Save the World

So why do we (including many liberals) so often want to centralize government services and administrations in the search for economies and effectiveness? And with limited power they would also avoid the pathology that is so endemic in large global corporations today.

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"Collaboration and Community" by Scott London

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47] Building Collaborative Communities In "Bowling Alone: Americas Declining Social Capital," one of the most oft-cited articles in recent memory, Robert Putnam observes that membership in associations — from labor unions and womens groups to sports leagues and parent-teacher associations — has been on a steady decline over the last decade or two.

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Competitive advantage from better interactions

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Collaboration - Mapping the value of employee collaboration - Organization - Strategic Organization - The McKinsey Quarterly

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Observing Sociality and Reality » Blog Archive » Tim on Etienne (Part II: Identity in Learning)

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Identity as community membership (community): Membership alerts us of our competence. Identity as nexus of multi-membership (boundary): Identity until now is discussed as having one single representation; “your identity, instead of your identities”. Identity as relation between local and global (locality): See multi-memberships.

Jive SBS Structure Best Practices, Part 2 » Connected

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Innovation, High-Performance Teams, Growth, Globalization, Customer Focus) key business processes where there is a strong collaborative requirement (e.g., Groups have a strong membership component, unlike spaces – there is a Members tab, in fact.

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Twelve best practices for online customer communities | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

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Use with care, but at the very least such “go to the user&# strategy can be an important plank in driving membership and participation. On CBSSports.com: Hottie Hall Of Fame ?

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

2 A Global Phenomenon While MySpace attracted the majority of media attention in the U.S. As of this writing, only membership in regional networks requires no permission.) Group formation in large social networks: Membership, growth, and evolution. Social networking goes global.

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Konnects "Making Business Connections"

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Reports on Your Community Members Your Konnects community comes with its own administration site. At Konnects we take every step possible to ensure your membership base remains private within your community. Your users may opt to be visible throughout the Konnects.com global network, but outside Konnects users will not be able to see inside your community unless they join your community. Sign up | Home | Help | Log In Create a community now Just takes a few minutes!

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Anecdote: The difference between cooperation and coordination

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All research on climate change must conform to the dogma of human-caused global warming, and studies on vaccines dare not criticize their safety or efficacy. And government agencies, particularly the NIH, CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), and FDA (Food and Drug Administration) will have a lot to answer for.

Life With Alacrity: The Dunbar Number as a Limit to Group Sizes

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Wikis provide another good example; the WikiPedia, one of the largest active Wikis online, appears to have hovered at approximately 150-175 active administrators for over a year, in spite of a huge growth in usage during the same period. Life With Alacrity Alacrity, noun.