A MODEL FOR UNDERSTANDING ONLINE COMMUNITIES

@inproceedings{Arrasvuori2008AMF,
  title={A MODEL FOR UNDERSTANDING ONLINE COMMUNITIES},
  author={Juha Arrasvuori and Jaakko Lehikoinen and Elina M. I. Ollila and Severi Uusitalo},
  year={2008}
}
This paper proposes a holistic model for understanding online communities. According to the model, the technological basis of an online community is the community service and external tools, which features are used by members for participating to the community. The activities of participation are organized into two categories called content and people. The content category consists of activities between a community member and digital content. The people category contains interactions between… CONTINUE READING