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Setting up my Sponge powered Q&A community

Last week, 16-year old student Thulashika Nithiyananthan carried out work experience in the marketing department at Sponge. We wanted to get her thoughts on creating and managing her own Sponge powered Q&A community. Over to Thulashika for the rest of this article… I … Continue reading

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Do you want an audience or a community and why is it important to know the difference

The web is full of people debating exactly what makes an online community. Is it, “a virtual community that exists online and whose members enable its existence through taking part in membership ritual.” Or perhaps, “a network of people who communicate with … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Why We Participate in Online Communities

As early as the 17th and 18th centuries, widely dispersed groups of people began to communicate through the exchange of letters, the reading of newspapers, and the introduction of Enlightenment-era coffee shops. These groups were mostly academic in nature – … Continue reading

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