"Reaction [beta]"

Online communities vs. social networks 12 Jun 2007

Collaboration Loop outlines the differences:

Online Communities

  • Top-down
  • Place-centric
  • Moderator controlled
  • Topic driven
  • Centralized
  • Architected

Social Networks

  • Bottom-up
  • People-centric
  • User controlled
  • Decentralized
  • Context driven
  • Self-organizing

[via Emergic]

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