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  • Richard Millington is the founder of FeverBee, a community consultancy and Professional Community Management course. Richard's clients have included the United Nations, The Global Fund, Novartis, Oracle, OECD, BAE Systems, AMD and several youth & entertainment brands. Richard is also the the author of the Online Community Manifesto.

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J.Wingz

So true

I have a social network with a heavily used chat component, and nothing works to unite the members like when a hacker/trouble maker gets in the chat and starts peeing in the punchbowl.

At first it was just a nuisance, but as we developed our community response to these incidents, it was amazing to see people working together against a common enemy. We now have a "high security" mode where only trusted, verified members can get in, and we have a name for it and everything. Its sort of a right of passage to "cam up and get verified as real."

People talk about it like we're a hardened band of Viking warriors or something. Pass the mead!

jan hampton

what's the end of the 2nd sentence?

Eddie

Being able to create shared experiences is the most important aspect of building a solid community IMO.

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