communities

  • 5 housing communities changing the way we live Crunch Network

    5 housing communities changing the way we live

    Living communities and the people who build them are unique, but they share many common threads: a mix of private and community spaces, a set of shared rules and a commitment to friendliness and warmth rather than the anonymity and awkwardness of a typical residential high-rise. Changing the way people live together is an incredibly difficult but high-reward proposition; several groups have… Read More

  • Reddit’s Community: Can’t Win With ‘Em, Can’t Win Without ‘Em

    Reddit’s Community: Can’t Win With ‘Em, Can’t Win Without ‘Em

    You know the story from beginning to end: A regular old website earns popularity, gains top users who are almost celebrities, and then the site dies more quickly than it rose. A lot happens in between, but those are the basics of it. Digg was a perfect example of this. Flickr is another. All of these sites have something in common: A fanatical reliance, if not focus, on… Read More

  • Google+ Introduces “Communities” To Replace Old School Groups, Forums And Message Boards

    Google+ Introduces “Communities” To Replace Old School Groups, Forums And Message Boards

    Whether you use Google+ knowingly or not, meaning whether or not you actually engage on the destination site, you have to realize that the project has been a complete shift for the entire company as a whole. Even though it has a separate name and a separate URL, you simply cannot turn a blind eye to the fact that the social tools within the project have been weaved into Google’s… Read More