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Private vs Public Lurkers

Communispace just published new research that found that up to 86 percent of the people in private online communities participate, and just 14 percent lurk. Compare that to studies of public social networks where just one percent participate, and 99 percent lurk.The researchers looked at the behavior among 26,539 members of 66 private online communities.

The Future of Communities Blog » Blog Archive » New research: participants vs. lurkers

Month old, but just read it.  Interesting statistic that I am sure to use.

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Joi Podgorny has spent the better part of the past 2 decades working on the bleeding edge of the technology and entertainment industries, from content/brand development and production to leading international support, moderation, community and social teams. Most recently, Joi founded Good People Collective, a consulting agency focused on helping companies and organizations establish, assess and pivot their internal and external cultures to help maximize their potential. She and her team are currently working on an exciting new software project, combining corporate training and virtual reality.

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