Archive for November, 2007

In the US, politicians have long since been making use of the web as a key tool to encourage people to vote. Slowly, but surely, this trend is making its way across the water. Indeed, in a recent list published by ‘Short List Magazine’ Issue 22 on November 22nd, politics came out 7th in the […]


When considering all the types of communities that exist, often the most obvious are over looked. This very software upon which this blog is written, for example, has a community of web developers behind it. In this article I will look at the role of communities within organisations. There are various types which can be […]


Considering the vast amounts of online communities that exist, it probably comes as no surprise there are thousands of people trying to exploit their users. TV adverts will have you believe that all you need to stay safe online is the latest expensive updates of McCarefree anti-virus, but when someone contacts you personally no amount […]


Within online communities exist people who gather together to form groups – or guilds if you’re a gamer. Groups are generally the result of a joint interest beyond that which brought them together in the community in the first place. Many communities welcome groups as they increase the number of postings or bring together experts […]