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Online Communities on Media Sites are Doomed to Fail

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February 3, 2015 / By / , , / Post a Comment
Very smart commentary from Martin Belam, explores forum/board communities and the people who love them. “It is usually the staff who care most about that community that end up bearing the brunt of the abuse from it.” Read more at: Why I’ve found that online communities on media sites always seem doomed to fail  

It Trolls for Thee

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January 27, 2015 / By / , , , / Post a Comment
Ask Not For Whom The Bell Trolls; It Trolls for Thee – the American Life podcast features trolling and Internet hatred as their topic this week. Great listening for Community-management minded folks. Features excellent advice and stories from Internet journalist Lindy West, who has been harassed by hundreds of trolls online. Full episode –> http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/545/if-you-dont-have-anything-nice-to-say-say-it-in-all-caps

I wanna rock & roll all night… and Skype everyday

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January 26, 2015 / By / , / Post a Comment
Fabulously hilarious image via welcometobusinesstown I promise I do more than Skype all day. Most days.