Generally refers to a group of people interacting with one another through some service, eg. a website or forums

The term community has two distinct meanings:

  • A group of interacting people, living in some proximity (i.e., in space, time, or relationship). Community usually refers to a social unit larger than a household that shares common values and has social cohesion. The term can also refer to the national community or international community
  • In biology, a community is a group of interacting living organisms sharing a populated environment.

Questions having the community tag regards the user experience of a community. The tag often refers to social media communities.


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