virtual community


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virtual community

A group of individuals who share a common interest via e-mail, blogs, instant messages, chat rooms or newsgroups. Members of a virtual community are self-subscribing. Contrast with virtual workgroup. See social networking site.
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The use of a virtual community is an emerging multicontextual teaching application in nursing.
Members of this virtual community will interact with NASA, share information, make professional connections, collaborate with peers, represent NASA in a variety of venues, and help inspire and engage future interns.
The virtual community has become a place to get information, leave information, find people, videos, chat, meet others, and work on collaborative projects, said Norbury-Sulin.
Participation in a virtual community can have beneficial outcomes for its members, no matter how visible their participation.
br , has announced the creation of the first three-dimensional Latin American virtual community in which audio, video and text converge to form a true interactive community.
In addition to the new Turkish virtual community, Startec launched Arab and Iranian virtual communities in the fall of 1999.
That is why we have created a new division within OPTIC that we call "Dreamz", with the sole objective of designing an integrated enhanced virtual community platform.
20 /PRNewswire/ -- Startec Global Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: STGC), a global communications company targeting ethnic communities worldwide, today announced the launch of its new Arab virtual community, the first in a series of nine planned ethnic virtual communities.
an association and virtual community management company based here, has added three new clients that are helping to bring innovative new technologies and services to businesses and consumers worldwide.
July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Palace, the leader in virtual community software, and Zenda Studio, an award-winning virtual world design firm and game developer, are pleased to announce the launch of Kompaii, a graphic chat site and virtual community for Compaq Computer Corporation.
This exciting virtual community creates a forum for constant interaction with peers, industry experts, technology vendors and much more.

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