I’m looking for alternatives to the Metafilter Blue with more open discussion. [more inside]
My team is responsible for producing weekly sentiment analysis reports based on our online community's activity. How can we be better at it? [more inside]
What are the best intelligent, nonjudgmental online communities (like MeFi) for pregnant women and new mothers?
What are some good online forums/communities for older adults w/ diabetes & obesity? [more inside]
Moderators/Community managers: How do you focus on the good, when your job is to deal with the bad? [more inside]
I'm in the process of developing an online community (for a fairly specific industry/group of people) and was hoping to hear from others about their experiences during the early months/first year of getting an online community to grow. [more inside]
Aside from Metaverse Mod Squad blog, what are good sources of learning re: Forums, Community Management, & similar topics? [more inside]
Recommend online communities for thought provoking discussion. [more inside]
I really love the Flickr "ID Please" group, which I originally found here. Are there other services/communities online that allow you to submit a photo (or other media item) for discussion/identification by experts? This particular group tends to focus on identifying types of flora/fauna. [more inside]
How can I go about shutting down my popular online community in a way that doesn't make my users hate me? [more inside]
New wiki-based community - How did Wikipedia get rolling? [more inside]
I have a group of people and we are seeking an online calendar and email service. We are looking for something where we can send an email to one address and it will be sent to the rest of the group and/or archived on the website. Also, looking for a service that has a calendar that we can post upcoming events. (I am familiar with Yahoo Groups, but seeking an alternative solution.) [more inside]
Wasn't there a site that existed solely to commemorate members of various online communities who have died?
Let's say you moderate a commercial message board. It doesn't get a whole lot of participation, but that's fine. Hopefully in time, usage will grow. Now one day, somebody comes along and posts a couple of messages that seem to verge on talking-to-yourself-on-the-side-of-the-road mentally disturbed. They're nominally on topic, but still sort of off. Do you delete them or leave them up?
Looking for slightly academic community blogs about humanities, social sciences, current events, and cultural studies.
Does anyone know of any MeFi-like "community blogs" that are oriented towards humanities/social sciences academic-ish discussion, including current events and especially cultural studies?