Posters, Lurkers, and in Between: A Multidimensional Model of Online Community Participation Patterns

Abstract

Existing research divides online community participants into two separate groups: posters, who publicly participate in the community’s activities, and lurkers, who read but do not post or respond to ongoing conversations. The current study expands the concept of participation patterns in online communities from the standard binary distinction to a broader… (More)

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@inproceedings{Leshed2005PostersLA, title={Posters, Lurkers, and in Between: A Multidimensional Model of Online Community Participation Patterns}, author={Gilly Leshed}, year={2005} }