Understanding Facebook for Online Communities

Facebook is great for cat pictures, baby announcements and looking through drunken photos of your friends (and the people you class as “Facebook friends only”) but what can it do for the changing face of online communities? The platform’s self-confessed mission is, “to give people the power to share and make the world more open … Continued

Understanding Twitter for Online Communities

Twitter works really well for building up your network and engaging like-minded users in conversation, but how does it all work? The platform’s self-confessed mission is, “To give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers”. It is this mission that creates the communities on Twitter. How? #Hashtags! By using … Continued