Online community manager

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1 Introduction

An online community manager also known as moderator or sysops in the [[Bulletin Board System BBS]s of pre-Internet days keeps various forms of virtual communities going through various means, i.e. s/he has a pivotal role in community building.

2 Software

See social networking and Social software

3 Links

Short introductions and definitions
Blog posts and similar
Courses and syllabi
Mailing lists, Forums and similar

4 Bibliography

  • Anklam, Patti (2007). Net Work. Elsevier. ISBN 978-0-7506-8297-8.
  • Rosenkranz, C., Feddersen, C. (2010). Managing viable virtual communities: an exploratory case study and explanatory model. International Journal of Web Based Communities. Volume 6, Number 1: 5-14.