To retain trust within the community — the community industry as a whole should make sure to take a stand for security, safety, compliance, and privacy. If we don't — these spaces could bring havoc and potentially physical, financial, and/or legal harm to folks.
How to effectively marry the content divide between fun and functional in the content arena.
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If not approached with intention, communities of product can come across as exploitative or value-extractive, solely benefitting the company or organization and not providing any actual value to the consumers that are using the product.
Building a community design system allows for community builders to communicate efficiently and effectively about the work that they're doing and how it accomplishes long-term objectives.
Arvid wanted to share his journey — and his own writing experience and this became part of his process and his journey. He started with a blog and writing posts and guides about what people were doing.
In order to ensure not only the stability of industries experiencing rapid growth but also the stability of the individuals who planted the seeds for this growth – we must be precise in the language and terminology in how we gather.
Games, gaming communities, and other social means of connecting through play help foster relationships with others — especially for those for whom connection doesn't always come easily.
With the rise of the empathy worker, we must also normalize the rise of caring for our colleagues, friends, and collaborators. Otherwise, we let the systems that have us reaching for connection, empathy, and kindness in the first place win.
And I’ve been reflecting more and more on a Virtual Mall created with Marco Marandiz for Elliot, and thinking about how it all worked. I wrote about the reasons we went for a Virtual Mall in a Medium post that can be read here, however, I think the root of this all lies in community engagement.