en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Online_community

An online community, also called an internet community, is a virtual community whose ..... Many website and online communities have attempted to combat trolling. ... The study goes on to say that the people who communicated by computer "felt ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_community

An online message board is a forum where people can discuss ... responses; users actively go to the website to check for responses. ... With Internet message boards, users at their computers are alone ...

www.alexa.com/topsites/category/Computers/Internet/On_the_Web/Online_Communities/Social_Networking

Social network that aims to make sharing on the web more like sharing in real life . .... An online hangout, incorporating social networking, forums, gaming and a ...

www.alexa.com/topsites/category/Computers/Internet/On_the_Web/Online_Communities/Software_and_Services/Social_Networking

Enterprise social media, online community, and social network software for business and ... Web-based tool that allows anyone to monitor Twitter in real-time for ...

www.computerworld.com/article/2526581/networking/timeline--the-evolution-of-online-communities.html

Jul 15, 2009 ... Think Facebook is the ne plus ultra of online communities? ... (introduced in 1980 ), Internet Relay Chat (1988) or AOL's chat rooms (1989). ... They may not have the cool cachet of Web 2.0 technologies, but mailing lists are still ... so it's natural that computer gamers would look for ways to get together online.

blog.higherlogic.com/lessons-from-the-long-history-of-online-communities

Feb 20, 2017 ... Even before the invention of the World Wide Web in 1989, people used the internet - a massive network of computers - to congregate virtually.

www.zdnet.com/article/before-the-web-online-services

Dec 4, 2015 ... The pre-Web Internet was not user friendly. ... the basis of their file library and how much it cost per hour to download them from the online service to your PC. ... Today, this prominent community site continues on as a web site.

academic.oup.com/jcmc/article/10/4/JCMC10417/4614510

Jul 17, 2017 ... Community computing is computer networking among and between ... from all walks of life, especially in community networks where there is high Internet ... and the World Wide Web to stay in touch and exchange information.

academic.oup.com/jcmc/article/10/1/JCMC10110/4614455

Jul 17, 2017 ... Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Volume 10, Issue 1, ... Online virtual communities have existed on the Internet for almost a quarter of ... 1990s to highly interactive Web pages that allow communication not only ...