Stowe Boyd, How to build — or kill — a social community
A Tumblr follower (tinbox) reposted something of mine from 2011 today, linking to a Nov 2011 Chris Wetherall Google+ post about Google falling out of love with Reader. I had forgotten all about it, and his great line:
If you want a community with stronger ties, provide more definition to your social object.
I love the way stray things pop up in the Tumblr stream, reconnecting me to my own stuff from years ago, as well as the new and fascinating from today.