DOI: 10.24251/hicss.2018.252
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Abstract: Online communities have brought great benefits to society; however, relatively few of them are successful in sustaining community activities. It is necessary to have a better understanding of the contextual development of online communities. This study adopts the theory of networked influence to address the research objective. Data is collected from an online community which has been in operation for ten years. We investigate the community's sustainability on a longitudinal basis, focusing on its dynamic tempo…

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