Building Communities

Read this article on the train and I have a few take always.

Communities, on the other hand, are organic and autonomous. They’re made up of a collection of real families that are bound together by geography and shared values. When facing a problem, individuals within a community band together to come up with a solution that will work for them. Because the people trying to address problems within the community — including its leaders — are familiar with the group’s unique needs, the solutions that are generated are typically more effective. Via link

  • the max people you can connect to is 150
  • eventually big networks need to break down into small group > communities. Maybe this is why Facebook started focusing on Groups.
  • Communities are started based on interest, the ideal kind would have to meet physically. Which is why maybe there is meet up like product hunt meetups and all.
  • nothing beats human relationships