Flash forums and forumReader: navigating a new kind of large-scale online discussion
CSCW, pp. 232-241, 2004.
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We describe a popular kind of large, topic-centered, transient discussion, which we term a flash forum. These occur in settings ranging from web-based bulletin boards to corporate intranets, and they display a conversational style distinct from Usenet and other online discussion. Notably, authorship is more diffuse, and threads are less d...More
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