Non-public and public online community participation: Needs, attitudes and behavior

  title={Non-public and public online community participation: Needs, attitudes and behavior},
  author={B. Nonnecke and D. Andrews and J. Preece},
  journal={Electronic Commerce Research},
  • B. Nonnecke, D. Andrews, J. Preece
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Electronic Commerce Research
  • Nonpublic participation within an online community, often called lurking, occurs when an individual joins a community, but does not post. [...] Key Result In general lurkers are less optimistic and less positive than those who post.Expand Abstract
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