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Lurker

Known as: Lurking, Lurking (internet), Lurk 
In Internet culture, a lurker is typically a member of an online community or PLN who observes, but does not actively participate. The exact… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Abstract Online communities have become increasingly popular in recent years. However, despite a significant growth in the number… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
This paper presents the results of a study of student non-posting participation behavior in two online classes. Most often active… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Virtual communities provide an attractive place for organizations to mine information regarding customer perceptions, needs, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Two experiments examined public and private responding in a multiple-audience context-a context in which members have varying… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The asymmetry of activity in virtual communities is of great interest. While participation in the activities of virtual… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Even in busy online communities, usually only a small fraction of members post messages. Why do so many people prefer not to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The goal of this paper is to address the question: ‘why do lurkers lurk?’ Lurkers reportedly makeup the majority of members in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
As online groups grow in number and type, understanding lurking is becoming increasingly important. Recent reports indicate that… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Lurkers are reported to make up a sizable proportion of many online communities, yet little is known about their reasons for… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
A polyphonic electronic music synthesizer reproduces in real time complex sounds representative of musical instruments and other… Expand
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