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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This integrated and concerted effort is designed to create awareness in the largely English-dominated web world and draw attention to the linguistic needs of non-English speaking Internet communities worldwide.

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