- Jan 2, 2020
Do you refer to your site as a community, forum or something else?
Some good points there, but to me 'community' just sounds too grandiose and isn't accurate anyway - surely the community are the people who inhabit the forum/board/thing that you run, not the software that hosts them. 'Community platform' would be more accurate, but that's a bit long.Community.
Ive had this similar conversation dozens of times in the recent past when someone has taken an interest in what I do. Person: So what does Invision Community do? Me: We develop and sell an independent community platform. Person: Oh. Neat. I used to say the F word. But this used to cause some conf...invisioncommunity.com
If that is true, then they need to learn EnglishOne thing I've noticed the last couple of years with a lot of 'online community' users, is that in some of the big facebook groups I'm a member of, when we meet in person, the facebook group is nearly always referred to as 'The Forum' by members. There's no reference to facebook, it's assumed your a group member and you can find info on 'The forum' or post the video to 'the forum', when it's really the facebook group.