Social Community

What is a community?

A community is a group of people who have common interests, goal, culture institutions and trust to share and exchange each other belongings.

A group of people living in a particular local area , having ethnic or cultural or religious characteristics in common, common ownership, common interests, or any kind of activities that they promise to work together or need to do.
Also we can say in human communities, intent, belief, resources, preferences, needs, risks and a number of other conditions may be present and common, affecting the identity of the participants and their degree of cohesiveness.

As a example our HCI Community Forum, we can share our won idea, culture and our subject related topic that help us to get information.

Types of community:

  • Communities of culture: range from the local clique, sub-culture, ethnic group, religious, multicultural or pluralistic civilization, or the global community cultures of today. They may be included as communities of need or identity, such as disabled persons, or frail aged people.
  • Community organizations: range from informal family or kinship networks, to more formal incorporated associations, political decision making structures, economic enterprises, or professional associations at a small, national or international scale.
  • Communities are nested; one community can contain another - for example a geographic community may contain a number of ethnic communities : definition

—ref wikipedia

Definitions

There are various way of which a community can be defined.

  • A community is a social group of people sharing information, environment, normally with shared interests. In human communities, intent, belief, resources, preferences, needs, risks and a number of other conditions may be present and common, affecting the identity of the participants and their degree of cohesiveness.
  • It can also be define as friendship between different people or groups, and a sense of having something in common.
  • Community can be defined as a group of people who are similar in some way.
  • An online community means a virtual community that a group of people interact online to share ideas and with other people, rather than face-to-face.
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